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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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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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January 27, 2017

New malware-campaign: Chrome displays a message “font not found” to its users

Experts of the company Proofpoint warn users of Windows and Chrome browser: hackers have come up with a new trick and now disguise their attacks under […]
January 27, 2017

Cybercriminal Gang Using Google Services for Malware Operations

If the file is executed, Carbanak’s VBScript malware will see itself triggered. From here, the malware then proceeds to send and receive commands “to and from” Google services such as Google Apps Script, Google Sheets and Google Forms services.
January 25, 2017

IT Companies move to target ‘terrorist content’ online

The move by the technology companies, which is expected to begin in early 2017, aims to assuage government concerns and derail proposed new federal legislation over social media content that is seen as increasingly driving ‘recruitment’ and ‘radicalization’, while also balancing free speech issues.In Pakistan , people can use Surf Safe Pakistan web portal to report terrorist and extremist content online.
January 25, 2017

NTISB: Cyber security alert issued in Pakistan

Government officials warned that the emails being sent from Mumbai, (India) and USA addresses could hack all the information from the device.
January 24, 2017

Forensic Analysis: Botnet Attacking – WordPress Sites Of Pakistan

CK uses a well known shell as a backdoor which is known as the WSO shell. It stores the backdoor in a file called wp-ajax.php which is made to look like a legitimate WordPress core file.It is affecting wordpress websites all around the world and specially in Pakistan on industrial scale.
January 22, 2017

Cyber Warfare: Trump’s Next Big Challenge

“Well, I think cyber security, cyber warfare will be one of the biggest challenges facing the next president…” As President-elect Donald Trump continues on his journey […]
January 22, 2017

Want to Get Hacked? Use This Email Provider.

Yahoo! hasn’t had the best year: failing to disclose that hundreds of millions of accounts were leaked years ago just as your organization experiences another hack […]
July 26, 2016

http://www.aiou.edu.pk – sql vulnerability

Allama Iqbal Open University website : http://www.aiou.edu.pk/All_Dept_List.asp?dt=1 (GET) vuln type : sql injection submitted by : Waqas Haider Poc : Parameter: dt (GET) Type: stacked queries Title: […]