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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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Pakistan’s credentials on nuclear safety and security

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Pakistan got re-elected to the Board of Governors of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the previous month owing to its contributions to the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The board has an important role in considering membership in the IAEA, approving safeguard agreements, publishing nuclear safety standards and appointing the Director General of the IAEA. […]

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Educational institutions, media outlets: capital police asked to take strict security measures

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Following the Bacha Khan University attack and fresh security threats, the district administration of the federal capital has ordered strict security measures around educational institutions and media outlets. Sources in the administration told Business Recorder that the fresh instructions had been issued following threats by terrorists. To review the security situation, a meeting chaired by […]

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Pakistan urged to provide proper security to journalists

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WASHINGTON: Two international media advocacy groups urged the government of Pakistan on Thursday to provide proper security to journalists. “We are alarmed by the violence against journalists and media workers in Pakistan after three separate attacks in 24 hours,” said the US-based Committee to Protect Journalists. Also read: One dead in firing on Geo TV […]

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Cyber crime bill being reviewed

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ISLAMABAD – The officials of ministries of Interior, Law and Justice, and security agencies have been summoned to reconsider the clause of the Cyber Crime Bill 2015. Secretaries Information Technology, Interior, Law and Justice, Director General Intelligence Bureau, in-charge National Response Centre for Cyber Crimes, National Coordinator NACTA would attend the meeting called by the […]

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We’re no saviours, go protect yourself, police tell media houses

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The Islamabad Police have refused to provide security to media houses, asking them to make their own security arrangements. A source in the police department said that media owners had requested the police to provide security to media houses, however, the police refused to entertain the request citing shortage of police personnel. “At a meeting […]

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Police completes security survey of 38 media houses

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Police have completed the security audit and survey of 38 media houses and installed panic alert systems at 31 outlets to avert any untoward incident there. Following the directions of Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, various steps have been taken by Islamabad police to ensure fool proof security arrangements at media houses and […]

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SHC orders directors of Bol TV to get sLabbaikclearance again

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KARACHI: Dismissing the plea of Labbaik Private Limited (Bol TV), the Sindh High Court on Friday directed the four new directors of the enterprise, who include Axact CEO Shoaib Shaikh and his wife, to once again obtain security clearance from government agencies. Announcing its judgment on the petition, the two-judge SHC bench headed by Justice […]

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Pakistani media will stand by our Saudi brethren: journalists

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LAHORE: Prominent media personalities in Pakistan have said that terrorist actions are deplorable wherever in the world they take place and that those who challenge the writ of the government are ‘the enemies of the country’. The remarks were made at a seminar titled ‘The Security of the Harmainush Sharifain and the Role of Media’ […]

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Journalists’ security top priority: Pervaiz

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Islamabad – Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, Senator Pervaiz Rashid here on Friday said safety and security of journalists is top priority of the government. The minister was chairing the 3rd meeting of the ministerial committee constituted by the Prime Minister to address security related issues of the media houses. He said the […]

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