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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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Axact used to host 25 porn sites

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RAWALPINDI: Data of as many as 25 porn websites has been seized from the computers of Axact, revealed sources in the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). This record was found from the Axact servers that used to host these porn sites. These sites were uploaded from these servers. Forensic test of the servers is continuing and […]

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Details of licence holders to be uploaded on webstie, Pemra counsel tells SC

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Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority told the Supreme Court Tuesday that it will upload on its official website the complete details of media licensees within a week in pursuance of court’s directives. Pakistan Broadcasting Association (PBA) Chairman Mir Ibrahim appeared before a two-member bench of Justice Jawwad S Khawaja and Justice Azmat Saeed Sheikh. During […]

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SC asks Pemra to put names of media owners, officers on website

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to ensure putting names of media owners, directors, chief executive officers and shareholders on its website. A two-member bench of the apex court comprising Justice Jawwad S Khawaja and Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed resumed hearing on implementation of media commission recommendations as […]

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Website for district news, issues launched

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SAHIWAL: A news and feature website, with a focus on cultural and social activities of Sahiwal and about 10 surrounding districts, was launched at the Jinnah Hall here on Sunday. The site,, is a project of the Lok Sujag which wants to initiate dialogue and communication among over 3,000 social media users of the […]

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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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CAA launches updated website

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RAWALPINDI: The Civil aviation Authority on Monday launched a new website with a view to providing updated flights information, weather reports and traffic on the access roads leading to Islamabad Airport. A press release issued by the CAA of Islamabad airport said retired Air Marshal Mohammad yousaf Director General of Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority inaugurated […]

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The News, Jang websites resume operation

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By: Tariq Ahmed Saeedi KARACHI: KARACHI: After a 6-hour downtime caused by hacking of PKNIC servers, the websites of The News and Jang became available to visitors on Monday afternoon. The websites were among those with .pk domains attacked by the group of hackers Pakbugs, which has a track record of launching cyber attacks in […]

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