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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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NACTA Launches Chaukas (چوکس) Mobile Apps – A part of Tat’heer Drive

National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) Pakistan has launched CHAUKAS Mobile Apps. This is second major project under Tatheer drive after launch of SURFSAFE web portal last year. These mobile apps are launched as part of TATHEER ...
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Aadhaar ‘Leak’: Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Data Breach

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) wants a probe into "unauthorised access" to its database. But it advised that biometric data was safe, it added that the scheme did not grant access to people's ...
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Hackers take over Cinepax Cinemas’ website

Leaving a cheeky message of “Secure [your] server” and “Respect Us or Expect Us”, the website of Cinepax cinemas, which runs a countrywide chain  in Pakistan was supposedly hacked today. Instead of its usual homepage, the ...
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UBER Hack Exposed 57 Million drivers and users – Firm paid hackers $100,000

Uber suffered a major hack back in October 2016. How ever it concealed a massive global breach of the personal information of 57 million customers and drivers , failing to notify the individuals and regulators, the ...
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Ethereum coins loose value after major vulnerability disclosure

A major vulnerability disclosed in ethereum can freeze hundreds of millions of dollars invested in Ethereum coins. At moment there are no immediate reports of lost or stolen ethreum coins, however it is clear from ...
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Bad Rabbit Ransomware spreads across countries -WannaCry and Petya Variant

Bad Rabbit - ransomware attacks countries around the world .A new strain of ransomware nicknamed Bad Rabbit has been found spreading in Russia, Ukraine and elsewhere. This malware is affecting systems at three Russian websites, ...
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Wifi WPA2 Security Cracked: ” KRACK ” attack puts nearly every Android and Apple device at risk

WPA2 –  is the encryption standard. It secures all modern wifi networks. Recent investigations show that it has been cracked. Any wifi hacker can now read all information passing over any wifi network secured by ...
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April 23, 2018

Careem Taxi Service System Hacked – Millions of Users affected

Careem was launched in Pakistan in March 2016 and has rapidly become one of the most popular ride-hailing services in the country. The company stated that sensitive information like customers' names, email addresses, phone numbers and trip history data had been stolen by hackers.
March 20, 2018

ERC20-TOKEN Pakistan Rupee (PKR) – A Digital Token With Fiat Value of Pakistan Rupee

PKR ERC20 TOKEN project was started back in 2017 to offer an early option for tokenizing traditional currencies, a move allowing users to transact with fiat currency of Pakistan i.e Pakistan Rupee (Rs) across the exchange but without the volatility common to digital currencies.
March 20, 2018

Iran- based Cyber Hackers group TEMP.Zagros targets Asia and Middle East regions

a new campaign targeting organizations in Turkey, Pakistan and Tajikistan that has some similarities with an earlier campaign named MuddyWater, which hit various industries in several countries,
February 11, 2018

NACTA Launches Chaukas (چوکس) Mobile Apps – A part of Tat’heer Drive

National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) Pakistan has launched CHAUKAS Mobile Apps. This is second major project under Tatheer drive after launch of SURFSAFE web portal last year. […]
November 23, 2017

Hackers take over Cinepax Cinemas’ website

Leaving a cheeky message of “Secure [your] server” and “Respect Us or Expect Us”, the website of Cinepax cinemas, which runs a countrywide chain  in Pakistan was […]
November 22, 2017

UBER Hack Exposed 57 Million drivers and users – Firm paid hackers $100,000

Uber suffered a major hack back in October 2016. How ever it concealed a massive global breach of the personal information of 57 million customers and drivers […]
October 24, 2017

Bad Rabbit Ransomware spreads across countries -WannaCry and Petya Variant

This outbreak of Bad Rabbit Ransomware bears similarities to the WannaCry and Petya ransomware outbreaks that spread around the world causing widespread disruption earlier this year.
October 24, 2017

Making it easy and safe to Buy and Sell Bitcoin in Pakistan : BTCPK.NET Expands

btcpk.net expands the fraud protection and customer support teams, moves to its new offices in Islamabad. btcpk.net, a peer-to-peer marketplace, provides users quick access to bitcoin […]