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Pakistan hitting terrorists on cyber turf

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LAHORE – Over 250 social media accounts involved in facilitating terrorist communications have been put out of business by a top security agency after hectic chase on the cyber highway, sources in a military intelligence service told The Nation yesterday. Shutting down the terrorists and extremist forces’ networks on the internet is one of the […]

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Pakistan is ranked 159 on list of 180 countries on media freedom: RWB report

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WASHINGTON: Reporters Without Borders, which campaigns for media freedom around the world, issued a freedom index on Sunday to mark the World Press Freedom Day. According to this index, Finland tops the list of the countries with a free media, followed by two other Scandinavian countries – Norway and Denmark. Eritrea is at the bottom […]

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Government urged to put in place an agency to address hacking issue

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan does not have an official computer emergency readiness team (CERT) to combat cyber threats and vulnerabilities and this gap is filled by semi-official and privately-run initiatives. One such effort is a CERT team called PISA-CERT, which successfully thwarted a mock cyber attack on Wednesday at the Pakistan Research Centre for Cyber Security (PRCCS) […]

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Ministry okays act to curb cyber crime

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ISLAMABAD: The Law Ministry has approved the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2014 which would be sent to the federal cabinet very soon to get its nod prior to the final approval of the Parliament to make it effective in the country. Currently, Pakistan has no comprehensive or even marginally adequate laws to deal with […]

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