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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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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.
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 […]