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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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March 15, 2017

HRMIS Development- Human Resource Management System

Tier3 specializes in development of customized software for our corporate clients in Pakistan. These software are developed maintaining highest level of coding and security standards. Human […]
March 15, 2017

HIPAA Breach Notification Rule – Complete Guide

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy, Security Rules, and Breach Notification Rules protect the privacy and security of health information and provide individuals […]
March 14, 2017

What is a phishing scam ?

What is a phishing scam ? The name “phishing” begin from attackers’ use of bogus emails and URLs to “attract” victims into giving personal data, typically […]
March 13, 2017

BIG DATA ANALYTICS – CYBER SECURITY, BRANDING AND MOBILE APPS

TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING THE CORPORATE WORLD, FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE. The proliferation of devices make it easier than ever for institutions to reach consumers, understand […]
March 13, 2017

National IT Policy Pakistan- First Draft Published

Information technology has assumed a central role in the emerging dynamics of a knowledge society and knowledge economy. It is a key lever of economic development. The […]
March 12, 2017

CIA replies to WikiLeaks Vault7 – It is working to protect Americans

CIA pointed out that its mission is to “aggressively collect” foreign intelligence from overseas entities. The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has issued an official statement […]
March 12, 2017

Pointsr – Pointsr.com “No Points, No COC Gems Only Scam “

Pointsr. com is becoming quite famous for providing free gems and free coins for game play.Some of the famous games they offer on their website are […]
March 12, 2017

Cerber Ransomware New Variant Found

What is cerber ransomware Since the Cerber Ransomware first release back in 2016, this ransomware would not only encrypt your files, but would also annoyingly encrypt […]