Dynamic laws and policies a must to cope with cyber-attacks: experts  ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Over the years, Pakistan has survived numerous cyber-attacks from multiple state and non-state actors, hence dynamic policies and laws are needed to cope with the menace. This was stated by Brig. (Retd) Mohammad Yasin,Read More →

Banking malware threats surging as mobile banking increases – Nokia Threat Intelligence Report Espoo, Finland ( Web News ) The Nokia 2021 Threat Intelligence Report announced today shows that banking malware threats are sharply increasing as cyber criminals target the rising popularity of mobile banking on smartphones, with plots aimed at stealing personal banking credentials and credit card information. The report, based on data aggregated from network traffic monitored on more than 200 million devices globallyRead More →

FBR experts are retrieving data and working with Microsoft to restore tax-record and online servicess ISLAMABAD  ( Web News ) Website and online services of the Federal Board of Revenue have become inaccessible after hackers attacked the FBR’s network. On Saturday, the nation was celebrating Independence Day while unknown hackersRead More →

The rewards are being offered under the State Department’s Rewards for Justice programme. ISLAMABAD ( JAVED MAHMOOD ) The US State Department will offer rewards up to $10 million for information leading to the identification of anyone engaged in foreign state-sanctioned malicious cyber activity against critical US infrastructure including ransomware attacks andRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( STAFF REPORT ) SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar chaired the joint meeting of Risk Assurance and Management, and Audit Committees of BISP board today, where a number of agenda items were discussed. Since Ehsaas’ operations are largely digital, it is critical to ensure that IT safety measures are inRead More →

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) Aimed at sharing practical experience to help strengthen cybersecurity measures in Pakistan, Aamir Ibrahim, CEO of Jazz delivered an engaging presentation to under-training officers of the Federal Investigation Agency Cybercrime Wing at the National Police Academy. During the session, the role of Jazz was also highlighted inRead More →

KARACHI (PRESS RELEASE) BankIslami Pakistan Limited encountered a cyber-attack from unknown hackers on 27th October, 2018, to which the Bank responded immediately by shutting down all international transactions originating from International Payment Scheme and signing out from inter-operability switch. Alhamdulillah, BankIslami had all its customer accounts protected. However, the transactionsRead More →

ISLAMABAD (MEDIA REPORT) Tempting and seductive advertisements of significant online earning may be a trap by cyber-mafia to pickpocket vulnerable people, especially youth. Information technology (IT) experts have warned the youth that there should be specific steps to ensure that the process is secure and fully judge the credibility ofRead More →