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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
The study, Security, Fraudulent Transactions and Customer Loyalty: A Field Study was put together by a team led by Professor Rahul Telang and analysed data from 500,000 anonymised financial services users over five years. The researchers observed actual user behaviour rather than quizzing them about their intentions.
with a little help from the UK government and the UN Office of Drugs and Crime, an automated system will track millions of transactions and be able to flag suspicious ones instead of the authorities having to wait for banks.
Our experts confirm spoofing contact details is easy to do. There are a number of websites who offer the service as a way to "prank" your friends.Not saying these sites are set up for criminals but are they taking into account that fraudsters are making use of the spoofing services.