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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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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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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, […]
August 11, 2017

Fintech : New Cyber Security Threats and Challenges

  When you think about the Fintech space, it’s usually young startup companies trying to disrupt some specific financial service problem. Now if you have experience […]
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 […]
March 15, 2017

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

 National TB Control Program – Pakistan. 6 March, 2017 at 18:14 GMT Vulnerability reported via Open Bug Bounty 7 March, 2017 at 06:47 GMT Notification sent […]
March 15, 2017

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

Cyber Alert – civildefence.gov.pk [XSS Vulnerability] Civil Defence Pakistan. Directorate General Civil Defence Pakistan 12 March, 2017 at 20:43 GMT Vulnerability reported via Open Bug Bounty […]
February 28, 2017

expopakistan.gov.pk – IFRAME Injection

Website : expopakistan.gov.pk Vulnerability : IFRAME Injection Latest check for patch:   20.02.2017 Vulnerability status:   Publicly disclosed Alexa Rank   4921988 expopakistan.gov.pk Description Expo Pakistan […]
January 27, 2017

New malware-campaign: Chrome displays a message “font not found” to its users

Experts of the company Proofpoint warn users of Windows and Chrome browser: hackers have come up with a new trick and now disguise their attacks under […]
January 25, 2017

IT Companies move to target ‘terrorist content’ online

The move by the technology companies, which is expected to begin in early 2017, aims to assuage government concerns and derail proposed new federal legislation over social media content that is seen as increasingly driving ‘recruitment’ and ‘radicalization’, while also balancing free speech issues.In Pakistan , people can use Surf Safe Pakistan web portal to report terrorist and extremist content online.