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Fileless Malware Attacks -The Growing threat to Pakistani Enterprises

Fileless malware attacks are increasing every day.They can nowadays be seen as the perfect crime of opportunity. The initial vector of these attack can be a seemingly innocuous business email with a link to an ...
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Authorities Issue Alert Warning of Potential for Cyber Attacks

In a latest security alert email sent by PKNIC (registrar of all .PK domains ) to its customers, it is reported that there has been an increase in cyber attacks on Pakistani IT installations in ...
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Worst passwords for 2018?

Even if security experts continue to make awareness campaign, people continue to use bad passwords exposing their data to the risk of hack. Bad habits are hard to die, 123456 is the most used password ...
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How to Protect yourself from bank fraud and cyber crime in Pakistan?

1. Do not give any personal information (name, address, bank details, email or phone number) to organisations or people before verifying their credentials. Always question unsolicited calls, texts or emails requesting your personal or financial ...
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DEBIT / CREDIT CARD FRAUD in Pakistan. A guide on what to do ?

Payment/ bank card fraud involves the compromise of any personal information from credit, debit or store cards. The personal information stolen from a card, or the theft of a card itself, can be used to ...
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Bank Islami denies losing $6 million in country’s ‘biggest cyber attack’

Karachi-based Bank Islami acknowledged on Sunday of suffering a security breach of its payment cards system but denied reports of having lost an alleged $6 million in what local press have called the biggest cyber-attack ...
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Pakistani hackers attack institutions in EU and the US

The Pakistani hacker group is attempting to attack government organizations using the infrastructure it also uses to send spam to malware. According to researchers from Palo Alto Networks Unit 42, the group Gorgon Group is ...
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Afghan diplomats in Pakistan suspicious of targeted “Cyber attacks” by state-backed APT Groups

Afghan diplomats in Pakistan have been warned they are believed to be victims of "government-backed" cyber attacks trying to steal their email passwords.Afghan embassy sources told the BBC two staff members and a generic account received ...
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Fake News & Social Media Propaganda – Impact and Effects on Election Campaigns and polls in Pakistan

Fake News & Social Media Propaganda – Impact and Effects on Election Campaigns and polls in Pakistan When Channel4 investigated Cambridge Analytica, the company’s bosses boasted of helping swing last year’s presidential election in Kenya ...
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Careem Taxi Service System Hacked – Millions of Users affected

Careem on Monday warned its users that their personal data had been compromised in a massive cyber-security breach.The company stated that sensitive information like customers' names, email addresses, phone numbers and trip history data had ...
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April 17, 2017

How Wonga data breach could affect nearly 250,000 customers’ bank details

Payday lender Wonga has warned nearly a quarter of a million customers that they may have been affected by a data breach.The stolen data includes names, […]
April 12, 2017

paperpk.com – XSS Vulnerability [Cyber Alert]

Website : paperpk.com Description : Jobs in Pakistan Newspaper ads & classified careers – PaperPk.com. Paperpk jobs in Pakistan from all newspaper ads on paperpk.com with careers […]
April 12, 2017

na.gov.pk – XSS Vulnerability [Cyber Alert]

Website : na.gov.pk Description : National Assembly of Pakistan. Notification & Disclosure Timeline 10 April, 2017 at 12:05 GMT Vulnerability reported via Open Bug 11 April, 2017 […]
April 5, 2017

Elections 2018 in Pakistan – Cyber Security Threats

THE RISE OF technology in Pakistan and introduction of EVMs (electronic voting machine) in soon to be happening elections is indeed something to laud . While […]
March 30, 2017

India Blames Pakistani Hackers For Latest IRS Website Hack

The official website of the Indian IRS officers  – irsofficersonline. gov. in belonging to the Income Tax department got hacked again last week. The same portal […]
March 28, 2017

New Apple iOS 10.3 Fixes Ransomware Flaw in Mobile Safari

  Apple released  iOS 10.3 earlier today and included in it were a host of new features. As usual, however, there are a number of under-the-hood […]
March 26, 2017

Surfsafe® Pakistan – Officials Launch A Portal For Reporting Online Extremist Content

Launch of Surfsafe® Pakistan   March 24, 2017: CODE PAKISTAN launched Surfsafe Pakistan https://surfsafe.pk today. Surfsafe Pakistan is a portal for reporting online extremist content. The […]
March 24, 2017

Top Companies in US & UK pull YouTube ads on extremist content

  The controversy surrounding Google and YouTube advertising and extremist content has spread around the world. According to a report, some of YouTube’s biggest advertising customers, […]