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  • Seven Indian embassy websites hacked by group claiming Pakistan 'support'

    Hackers claiming to be from Pakistan defaced websites of seven Indian embassies, high commissions, and consulates in various countries with pro-Pakistan Army slogans on Wednesday...

    The text defacing the sites of Dushanbe, Ankara and Athens read brief, jarring phrases such as "Don't Be Panic", "We Rock and U Shock", "Pakistan Zindabad", and "Feel the Power of Pakistan"...

  • Lok Sujag launches websites for districts

    LAHORE: Lok Sujag, a non-profit organisation, has developed websites that focus on the events of districts...

    “We have started from Sahiwal and Faisalabad and plan to add eight more districts in the coming months,” Tauqeer Mustafa, Lok Sujag’s executive director, said at the launch of websites of Sahiwal and Faisalabad on Friday...

  • Government websites defaced by Indian hackers: reports

    Websites of multiple departments of the Government of Pakistan, including the Establishment Division, the law ministry, Ministry of Inter Provincial Cooperation, Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Information Technology were hacked on Monday, local news outlets reported...

    Sources in the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) informed Indian news outlet The Hindu that it was unable to identify the group behind the hacking but...

  • CTD seeks ban on 25 websites spreading ‘terrorism, extremism’

    KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department of Sindh police has prepared a consolidated list of websites, web pages and social media accounts spreading extremism and terrorism, it emerged on Wednesday...

    The CTD has written a letter to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, Federal Investigation Agency and other authorities for closing/banning of such websites, web pages and social media accounts to foil the designs of banned...

  • Bahrain, Egypt block Al-Jazeera websites amid Qatar dispute

    Bahrain and Egypt on Thursday apparently joined Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in blocking access to websites run by the pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera, part of a growing regional dispute with Qatar after an alleged hack of its state-run news agency...

    By early Wednesday morning, internet users in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates could not access websites run by Al-Jazeera, based in the Qatari capital,...

  • UAE denies hacking Qatari websites

    LONDON: The United Arab Emirates was not responsible for an alleged hack of Qatari websites which helped spark a month-long diplomatic rift with Doha, the UAE’s minister of state for foreign affairs said on Monday...

    ” Yet the UAE would not escalate its boycott by asking companies to choose between doing business with it or with Qatar, he added...

  • Pentagon invites hackers to ‘attack’ its websites

    WASHINGTON: Ever wanted to hack Uncle Sam?Provided you’re American and can pass a background check, go right ahead, the Pentagon said on Wednesday...

    The US Department of Defense is inviting vetted hackers to test its cybersecurity under a pilot programme that is the first of its kind in the federal government
  • Insurance firms asked to keep websites functional

    ISLAMABAD: The Sec­u­rities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has launched a verification drive against the insurance sector to ensure maintenance of functional websites with contents in accordance with the commission regulations...

    The SECP probed websites of insurance companies revealing their deplorable state...

  • Active websites mandatory for companies: SECP

    ISLAMABAD: Taking serious note of non-compliance, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has issued directions to 496 public non-listed companies to ensure that they operate functional company websites by the end of December 2015...

    The corporate sector regulator had earlier notified all listed and non-listed companies in July 2014 to maintain active websites having detailed information about the company, its...

  • Brokerage firms told to maintain websites

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has advised stock exchanges to ensure that all brokerage companies registered with the commission maintain functional websites latest by Dec 31...

    The broker’s website shall include information about the company’s basic business and financial details, shareholding pattern, compliance with code of corporate governance, contact details, investor’s...

  • Iran arrests 53, shuts 132 IS websites

    TEHRAN: Iran has arrested 53 suspects and shut down 132 websites linked to the militant Islamic State group since April last year, the country’s cyber police chief said on Monday...

    More than a 100 foreign-based websites were also referred to international police, he said...

  • Nisar threatens to block all social media websites with 'blasphemous content'

    Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Thursday threatened to block "all social media websites" that host blasphemous content hours after the Islamabad High Court (IHC) ordered the government to open an investigation into online blasphemy...

    "We will go to any extent [including] permanently blocking all such social media websites if they refuse to cooperate," the minister said in a statement...

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