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Pakistani group accused of hacking Indian web portal

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NEW DELHI: The official web portal of the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) was allegedly hacked by a suspected group of Pakistan-based hackers, the Indian media alleged on Monday. According to Indian officials, the website was hacked early Saturday and was still offline. The claimed that the messages, which read ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ and ‘We are team […]

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Pakistan lacks facilities to trace hackers

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KARACHI: The number of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) events topping 20 gigabits per second (Gbps) in the first half of 2014, were double than those in 2013 as more than 100 attacks at 100Gbps or higher were recorded in the first six months of 2014, Forbes said in a report last July while quoting a research […]

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Hackers and cyber security

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It is ironic that despite having the world’s best hacker, Pakistan remains ill-equipped to deal with the ever rising threat of cyber attacks. In 2014, hackers from different parts of the world continued to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on Pakistani websites. They hacked websites belonging to the security forces and the federal […]

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