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3 weeks ago

Apps

Millions of Android Users Might Be Affected Because of a Lethal Malware Hidden in Famous Apps

The famous antivirus company Avast has alerted Android users that a malware that hides itself in famous apps in Google Play Store may be affecting their devices. This is yet another security breach in Android which could affect millions of users around the globe. In a blog post, Avast expert Filip Chytry wrote that a…

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3 weeks ago

News

Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act: A Decisive Shift To Combat Online Terrorism?

The Prevention of Electronic Crime Bill, 2015 was presented in the National Assembly of Pakistan a few weeks ago by Minister of State of Information Technology and Telecommunication, Anusha Rehman. Today, the House will discuss the objects and minute details of the bill, according to our sources. Prevention of Electronic Crime Bill is perceived as a…

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3 weeks ago

How-To Guides

Facebook Security Settings: A Complete Guide

Managing your privacy settings to keep your content limited to a set group of people is something that has been brought to the front by Facebook by introducing an icon on each post that specifies who the viewers are. Even the content only visible to you isn’t secure though, if you are not protecting your…

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3 months ago

People

Rafay Baloch – Google’s Go-To Man to Find Bugs

If you are a technology buff you have definitely heard of Rafay Baloch. The 21 year old Pakistani who has helped Google identify two major vulnerabilities in Google’s Android. Rafay is a professional penetration tester and participates in bounty programs, helping major Internet corporations improve their security. He is also the author of ‘Ethical Hacking…

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8 months ago

Opinion

PKNIC – The Low-Down

If you own a domain that ends in .pk, chances are you already know about PKNIC.  However, if you haven’t heard of it before, here it is in black and white.  PKNIC (Pakistan Network Information Center) administers all .pk domains, i.e. country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) for Pakistan.  PKNIC is a US based company…

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9 months ago

Apps

Avoid Online Attacks With These Simple Security Tips

Pakistani journalist and talk show host Mubasher Lucman learned the hard way that your online information isn’t always as secure as you might think. After hackers gained access to his email account recently, they purged deeper and began sending tweets from his main twitter account (@MubasherLucman). The hackers went on to set up a Dropbox…

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9 months ago

Security

FireEye- Internet Security Specialist

In the age of digitalised information and technological advance, Internet security is becoming an increasingly relevant, or rather essential, service. Just as there are advances in operating systems and other software technologies, there are also corresponding advances in the way virtual viruses and online hackers operate. In some cases, older security systems using signature-based defenses…

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9 months ago

How-To Guides

Tech Security 101: Staying Safe Online

The web isn’t a safe place to be. One has to be really careful, even though it might apparently look fine. Everyday we hear stories about how some famous website got hacked, or someone losing their twitter account, and we wonder why this happens. Some of us have also been victims of hacking. And if…

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