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Details of 29 million Facebook users hacked in massive security breach

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The Facebook Inc said attackers stole names and contact details of 29 million users in the mass security breach disclosed by the social media network late last month. The breach, Facebook’s worst ever, has exacerbated concerns among users, lawmakers and investors that the company is not doing enough to safeguard data, particularly in the wake […]

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Hackers’ broken English surprises ministry officials

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ISLAMABAD: Officials of the Ministry of National Health Services were on Sunday shocked to find the website of the ministry hacked. But messages left by the hackers on the page further frustrated them. It was not that the messages were against the country or the hackers had exposed any scandal of the ministry. The officials […]

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Hackers deface Met Office website

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ISLAMABAD: Hackers defaced part of the official website of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) — also known as the Met Office — on Saturday. The `Farmers’ Weather’ section of the website appeared to be the primary target of the hackers, who also posted political slogans on the landing page. In addition, the ‘Daily Weather Report’ […]

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Cyber warfare: Regional nuisances may become global threats

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ISLAMABAD: Today’s small wars and border conflicts are being fought online and under the radar, but the conflicts could escalate into real world wars. While the Cold War never turned hot between the major world powers, throughout Asia there were a number of border disputes and other regional small wars. For instance, India and Pakistan […]

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Website is safe: LHC

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has stated that its website is safe and being supervised and monitored by highly qualified IT officials. The LHC website contains external links of more than 50 legal websites and one of the linked websites hacked in a recent episode was not designed, developed and maintained by the IT section […]

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Lahore High Court website hacked again

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court website seems highly vulnerable to hacking as it was hacked for the second time on Thursday. An Indian allegedly hacked the website last year and now some unidentified person has done it putting the data/information of the high court at risk. The hacker left a message saying, “We are not […]

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Website of leading entertainment television channel hacked and defaced

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The website “Hum TV” a leading entertainment television channel of Pakistan was hacked and defaced on 6th September. The group calling itself ‘Pakistan Cyber Attackers’ after hacking website wrote on it that vulgarity and nudity in the dramas are increasing day after day. They said these days, each and every drama has vulgar scenes in […]

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Geo News website hacked Pro-Axact message posted

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KARACHI: The official website of Geo News was hacked on Sunday evening. The IT experts of Geo, however, managed to get the website restored within one hour. The incident was brought to the notice of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cyber Crime Wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), which have started […]

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‘pk’ domain under threat: PKNIC remains at risk of cyber attacks

KARACHI: Hacked twice in the last three months, PKNIC – a shared registry system that manages the .pk domain name space (DNS) for Pakistani websites – remains vulnerable to basic-level cyber attacks. Though the company has thwarted the recent attack, it is still investigating the security breach. PKNIC, which hosts 23,000 users of the .pk […]

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