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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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Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Investment Guide : Risk Assessment Check List

What is  initial coin offering (ICO) ? An initial coin offering (ICO) is a fundraising investment method that trades future crypto coins for crypto currencies with immediate cash value. Usually, a percentage of the tokens ...
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‘Locky’ Ransomware is Back Again : Ykcol and Asasin Ransomware Variants

Unfortunately, at this time it is still not possible to decrypt .asasin or .ykcol  files encrypted by the Locky Ransomware for free. Cybercriminals behind the Locky ransomware have revamped the malware’s code three times in ...
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List of frequently blacklisted Mobile apps by Enterprises around world

Mobile security firm Appthority has published an interesting report that revealed some Android and iOS applications which are most frequently blacklisted by enterprises. Todays mobile ecosystem in an enterprise comprises of apps from managed devices, ...
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October 13, 2017

‘Locky’ Ransomware is Back Again : Ykcol and Asasin Ransomware Variants

Unfortunately, at this time it is still not possible to decrypt .asasin or .ykcol  files encrypted by the Locky Ransomware for free. Cybercriminals behind the Locky […]
October 6, 2017

List of frequently blacklisted Mobile apps by Enterprises around world

Mobile security firm Appthority has published an interesting report that revealed some Android and iOS applications which are most frequently blacklisted by enterprises. Todays mobile ecosystem […]
September 4, 2017

RESTORE_INFO-xxxx , 10 letter extra extension, 0x86, Plugins and new Ransomware

A new Variant of Ransomware has been reported by some of our clients. All data files (php, htm, txt, zip) are encrypted and have been renamed […]
August 14, 2017

Pakistani government websites hacked on 70th Independence Day

  In a major hacking attempt Indian hackers on 70th independence day of Pakistan have hacked several government websites and posted Indian flag and Indian anthem, […]
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 […]
April 12, 2017

paperpk.com – XSS Vulnerability [Cyber Alert]

Website : paperpk.com Description : Jobs in Pakistan Newspaper ads & classified careers – PaperPk.com. Paperpk jobs in Pakistan from all newspaper ads on paperpk.com with careers […]
April 12, 2017

na.gov.pk – XSS Vulnerability [Cyber Alert]

Website : na.gov.pk Description : National Assembly of Pakistan. Notification & Disclosure Timeline 10 April, 2017 at 12:05 GMT Vulnerability reported via Open Bug 11 April, 2017 […]
April 5, 2017

Elections 2018 in Pakistan – Cyber Security Threats

THE RISE OF technology in Pakistan and introduction of EVMs (electronic voting machine) in soon to be happening elections is indeed something to laud . While […]