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Remote Work Guide – Pakistan

In response to the recent viral outbreak in Pakistan, many organizations are asking their employees to work remotely. This, though, brings new challenges to the workplace as workers and companies in Pakistan are adapting to ...
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Remote Work & Telecommuting – 5 Step Cyber Security Guide

The work-from-home culture or remote work is already adopted by almost one in five workers from around the world, and these numbers are expected to only increase further both internationally or locally here in Pakistan ...
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GALLIUM – TELCO companies attacked around world

A team of researchers from the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) has warned of an ongoing attacks by the GALLIUM cybercriminal group targeting telecommunication providers in Southeast Asia, Europe and Africa. Attackers exploit vulnerabilities in the WildFly open ...
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PPRA.ORG.PK – Hacked Cyber Alert

Tier3 monitoring teams have detected that Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) official website ppra.org.pk was earlier this morning by a hacker group "The Crash Rulers" . It is the same group that supposedly hacked Pakistan ...
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US – launched cyberattacks on Iran’s Systems

US officials say their attacks on Iranian military computers disabled systems that control missile and rocket launchers. The United States military launched cyberattacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network on Thursday after ...
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Hackers attack Pakistani Govt’s passport application tracking site

Scanbox framework used to hack Pakistani Govt’s passport application tracking site http://tracking.dgip.gov.pk Experts uncovered a watering hole attack against the Pakistani Govt’s passport application tracking site, hackers used the Scanbox Framework to steal visitors’ data ...
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WhatsApp Hacked – Vulnerable App used for Surveillance

Hackers were able to use the vulnerability and install other malware on phones. After 2 Weeks WhatsApp confirms its 1.5 Billion users need an upgrade. WhatsApp the most popular messenger app, is also owned by ...
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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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June 28, 2017

“Petya” or “NotPetya” Ransomware Attacks Companies Across Globe

  Companies across the globe are reporting that they have been struck by a major ransomware cyber-attack. British advertising agency WPP is among those to say […]
June 16, 2017

FIA directed to probe Scam online shopping sites in Pakistan

The district consumer protection court has asked the Federal Investigation Agency Karachi director (cyber crime) to launch an investigation into those fraudulent companies that have been […]
June 9, 2017

Wikileaks Claim US had access to NADRA during PPP Tenure

  The cable, dated from 2009, claimed that Mr Rehman Malik, along with then-interior secretary Kamal Shah and then Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) director Tariq Khosa, […]
June 9, 2017

Bilawal House media cell website hacked by Indian hackers

The official website of media cell of Bilawal House, the PPP headquarters in Karachi, was defaced on Wednesday, allegedly by Indian hackers.The site www.mcbh.org.pk was hacked […]
May 13, 2017

12 hours, 81,000 infections Globally – WannaCryptor/ WannaCry Ransomware outbreak.

If your PC has been infected by WannaCry – the ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world last Friday – you might be lucky to get your locked files back without paying the ransom to the cyber criminals.
April 18, 2017

Indian hackers threaten Snapchat and leak 1.7 million users data.

As a Revenge to  Snapchat CEO’s alleged comments on expansion by calling India a poor country, Indian hackers claim to leak data of 1.7 million users. […]
April 17, 2017

GAMESTOP.COM CUSTOMERS’ CREDIT CARD INFORMATION HACKED

GameStop is investigating a possible security breach that may have compromised customers’ credit card and personal information. GameStop admitted it was looking into the breach after […]
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, […]