It’s startling how casually authorities in Pakistan take and handle something as sensitive as personal data of its citizens. In one of its recent briefings to the Senate’s Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecom, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has admitted that the personal data of passengers bringing in smartphone devices from abroad and registering them with the authority to be used in Pakistan has … Continue reading PTA just admitted to another major data leak and it’s freaking me out
A young woman in Badin has committed suicide after being blackmailed on social media by a man along with his friends. Reportedly, the young woman had already lost quite a lot because of this as her fiance broke off the engagement previously because of the photos sent by the gang and extorted Rs 50,000 from her over that. The gang continued to blackmail her to … Continue reading Cyberbullying is making people commit suicide. How to report cybercrime?
Habib Metro bank has a digital security loophole which makes it impossible for its customers to distinguish their emails from the spoofing and fishing attacks. In the monthly bank statements that Habib Metro sends via email to its customers, one can see a warning alert indicating something like this: This email has failed its domain’s authentication requirements. It may be spoofed or improperly forwarded! Learn … Continue reading Beware of Habib Metro’s digital security lapse