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  • Cyber crimes in Pakistan hit a record high in 2018: FIA

    Cyber crimes, especially the harassment and blackmailing of women, have increased sharply in Pakistan in the last three years, DawnNewsTV reported citing figures released by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)...

    The agency said that its cyber crime circle has so far conducted 2,295 inquiries, registered 255 cases and made 209 arrests in 2018 — all highest since the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (Peca), 2016 was enforced... ...

  • iPOP calls for consultation with all stakeholders on cyber-crimes bill

    QUETTA: The Internet Policy Observatory Pakistan (iPOP) has urged the government to consult all stakeholders about the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill, 2015...

    First, given the ageing population and near-saturated market penetration in the advanced economies, the expansion in the market would mostly take place in developing countries like Pakistan, India and Bangladesh...

  • CSOs show reservations about cyber crimes bill

    Mr Naseem said that the content of the cyber crime bill was in contradiction with the Article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)...

    Mr Naseem said that the CSOs were not opposing this law as Pakistan needed laws to deal with the issue of cyber crimes, but they were in strong disagreement with the vague language of the bill, especially where the definitions were not provided...

  • FIA to brief Senate committee on cases of cyber crimes today

    ISLAMABAD: Amidst ongoing controversy over the circulation of blasphemous content on social media, a Senate committee will be receiving a briefing from the high-ups of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) about the cases of cyber crimes in the country on Monday...

    FIA Director General Mohammad Amlish will brief the Senate Standing Committee on Interior, headed by Rehman Malik of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), “on the number of cases...

  • Cyber Crimes Court grants video leaks suspect interim bail

    ISLAMABAD: The Cyber Crimes Court of Islamabad on Tuesday granted interim bail to a suspected in the video leak case involving former accountability judge Mohammad Arshad Malik...

    In his petition, Mr Janjua contended that the Cyber Crimes Court was not operational since its presiding officer was on leave...

  • US Muslim group launches cellphone app to report hate crimes

    Hoping to get an accurate count of anti-Muslim hate crimes in the United States, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Friday launched a mobile app allowing victims to report bias incidents...

    The group launched its Making Democracy Work for Everyone app a month after it reported a 44 per cent surge in the number of hate crimes reported by US Muslims last year...

  • Israeli army guilty of ‘war crimes’, says Amnesty report

    NEW YORK: The Israeli army indiscriminately and deliberately targeted civilians during a brutal 2014 assault known as “Black Friday”, according to a new report released here on Wednesday...

    The joint study by Amnesty International and Forensic Architecture, cites “strong evidence” of war crimes and possible crimes against humanity on Aug 1, 2014, when Israeli forces bombarded residential areas in Rafah in retaliation for the capture...

  • 'Reckless' arms transfers to Iraq fuelled IS crimes: Amnesty report

    BAGHDAD: Decades of irresponsible arms transfers to Iraq fuelled the militant Islamic State (IS) group's firepower and ability to carry out atrocities on a massive scale, Amnesty International said in a report published Tuesday...

    The huge amounts of internationally manufactured weapons IS seized when it took Iraq's second city Mosul in June 2014 were used to take over other parts of the country and commit crimes against civilians,...

  • SC sacks KWSB MD after report reveals substandard water supply in Karachi, Hyderabad

    A judicial commission headed by Justice Muhammad Iqbal Kalhoro formed to investigate the matter submitted a report in court today which revealed that drinking water supplied to Sindh contains viruses that cause Hepatitis-B, blood deficiency and malnutrition in children...

    The report revealed that certain deficiencies and diseases have spread throughout the province due to the consumption of the substandard water...

  • Cyber attacks against govt expose fatal cracks in Pakistan’s digital fence

    ISLAMABAD: While the government focuses on fighting terrorism and extremism under the National Action Plan (NAP), another threat seems to be looming on the horizon: cyber warfare...

    The threat of cyber attacks really raised the hackles of the country’s security establishment when, just before the recent visit of Chinese president XI Jinping, computers at the country’s Foreign Office (FO) were hit by a cyber attack...

  • Qatar seeks Pakistan Army's cooperation in cyber security, defence production: ISPR

    Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday assured Qatar that Pakistan will cooperate with country on cyber security, defence production and ease of travel, said the Inter-Services Public Relations in a statement...

    The army chief, who is on an official visit to Qatar, thanked Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani of Qatar for appreciating Pakistan Army's role in the ongoing fight against terrorism and...

  • Pakistan's 'first cyber harassment hotline' goes live Dec 1

    Pakistan’s first cyber harassment helpline is set to be launched on December 1, announced the Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) on Monday, at their ‘Hamara Internet- Ending Online Violence Against Women’ conference in Islamabad...

    “We travelled across Pakistan and spoke to girls at universities in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and other cities and provinces to create awareness about online harassment,” she said... ...

  • Cyber armies, misplaced judicial activism threaten internet landscape in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Threats to the internet landscape, including arbitrary administrative shutdowns, misplaced judicial activism against internet freedoms, the rise of cyber-armies, enforced disappearances of activists and the abuse of cybercrime legislation have been on the rise across the country, according to a report titled Internet Landscape of Pakistan 2017...

    The report, published by Bytes for All, is based on indicators developed after...

  • Before massive Bangladesh heist, New York Fed feared such cyber attacks

    The Fed managers worried that lax security procedures and outdated technology at some foreign central banks could allow cyber-criminals to commandeer local computers and breach foreign accounts at the US central bank, according to interviews with seven current and former New York Fed officials and a former US government official familiar with the discussions...

    February’s theft from the Bangladesh Bank fit that definition — a bold...

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