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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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UK launched cyber-attack on Daesh : criticizes Russia for unacceptable cyber-behaviour

The UK Govt announced that it has conducted a "major offensive cyber-campaign" against the Islamic State (Daesh) group, the director of the intelligence agency GCHQ has revealed. This operation has hindered the group's ability to ...
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Iran- based Cyber Hackers group TEMP.Zagros targets Asia and Middle East regions

Experts at FireEye have uncovered a new massive phishing campaign conducted by TEMP.Zagros group. This group is targeting Asia and Middle East regions. These Iranian hackers were most active in this period, researchers uncovered a ...
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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, […]
March 22, 2017

UK Three mobile customers experience a new data breach

It has happened again, customers of the company Three UK experienced a new data breach.Some customers logging into their accounts were able to view personal data […]
March 22, 2017

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) confirms one arrest in Social media Blasphemy case

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) of Pakistan submitted its report on the matter and informed the court that they had registered a case two days ago […]