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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 4, 2017

Want to Invest In Cyber Security Etfs and Cyber Security ICO ?

There are strong similarities between these two Cybersecurity ETFs, but there are also some subtle differences. The PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF, which is the more established fund, includes companies that have market capitalizations as low as $100 million, while the First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF established a minimum market capitalization of $250 million for the companies in its portfolio.
March 3, 2017

Testing finds world’s largest bank’s mobile banking apps hackable

Testing finds ‘100 percent’ of mobile banking apps hackable.
March 1, 2017

Google publishes remote code vulnerability in Microsoft browsers

Google’s Project Zero published an unpatched and very severe vulnerability in the Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer version 11 browsers.
March 1, 2017

Govts can now unlock iPhone 6 and 6+, also extract data from popular apps

Cellebrite’s also now targets Uber apps on Android and iOS, a potentially massive source of personal data that includes the user’s account and locations.
February 27, 2017

New ” Tech Support scam ” uses rogue Google Chrome extension

” Tech Support scam ” uses rogue Google Chrome extension   Given Google Chrome’s popularity, it is no surprise to see it being more and more […]
February 27, 2017

DomainMonster Hacked: Hundreds of websites defaced after British web host server hacked

DomainMonster Hacked: Hundreds of websites defaced Hundreds of websites have been defaced by hackers who hijacked a web-hosting server run by UK domain registrar DomainMonster. The […]
February 26, 2017

Cloudbleed – Cloudflare leaks sensitive data, many major websites affected

The bug, which was discovered on February 17 according to Project Zero's Tavis Ormandy and is now fixed, has caused the most damage between February 13 and February 18, according to Cloudflare, when about one in every 3,300,000 HTTP requests caused data to leak.
February 20, 2017

Duqu Malware – Analysis

Duqu Malware – Analysis   Duqu 2.0 is a really impressive piece of malware, related to Stuxnet and probably written by the NSA. One of its […]