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Facebook shuts Pakistani hacker group APT36: How it operated, apps used and more

The Times of India 06 Aug 2022
Facebook has shut down on a cyber espionage operation linked to hackers in that targeted people in India, including military personnel and government officials. This Pakistani group of hackers is known in the security industry as APT36 ... The Pakistan-based hackers also used link-shortening services to disguise malicious URLs.
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Meta cracks down on cyberespionage, warns of 'perception hacking'

ABC7 04 Aug 2022
elections ... One of the operations was from the hacker group known as Bitter APT, the report says. The hacker group targeted users with malware in New Zealand, India, Pakistan and the United Kingdom, Meta's report says ... Despite the effort, pro-Ukraine and anti-war comments typically outnumbered the pro-Russia group's comments. Ahead of the U.S.
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Meta cracks down on cyber espionage, warns of 'perception hacking'

ABC7 04 Aug 2022
elections ... One of the operations was from the hacker group known as Bitter APT, the report says. The hacker group targeted users with malware in New Zealand, India, Pakistan and the United Kingdom, Meta's report says ... Despite the effort, pro-Ukraine and anti-war comments typically outnumbered the pro-Russia group's comments. Ahead of the U.S.
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Imran’s Instagram account ‘briefly hacked’

Dawn 02 Aug 2022
ISLAMABAD. The Instagram account of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan was briefly hacked on Monday with the hackers using it to share a cryptocurrency link on his profile. Mr Khan, who served as the prime minister of Pakistan before his ouster in April this year, has 7.4 million followers on the social media platform ... .
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Saving the internet in Pakistan

Dawn 20 Jun 2022
A centralised DNS and blocked global DNS will also undermine the privacy of internet users in Pakistan as a local DNS will be vulnerable to state surveillance, increased security threats by hackers etc, loss of access to DNS block lists that protect users from malware and viruses ...
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72 hours on, hackers continue to deface govt & private sites

The Times of India 14 Jun 2022
Hacker groups based in Islamic nations continued to attack India’s private and government websites, including those from Hyderabad on Monday ... Hackers defaced several government websites in Delhi and Maharashtra ... A hacker group, Team Revolution-Pakistan, compromised the live news streaming service of certain India Youtube channels too.”.
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China’s repression of Uyghurs extends far beyond its own borders

New Statesman 16 May 2022
In May of that year, cybersecurity experts at the Israeli company Check Point Software Technologies uncovered a plot targeting Uyghurs in Pakistan in which hackers set up a fake website for a human rights foundation called the “Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation”.
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N.Korea-tied hackers executed $620 mn crypto heist: FBI

Urdu Point 15 Apr 2022
Washington, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Apr, 2022 ) .North Korean-tied hackers were responsible for a $620-million cryptocurrency heist last month targeting players of the popular Axie Infinity game, US authorities said Thursday ... North Korean hackers stole around ...
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Pakistan finance ministry's data hacked 3 months ago

Suryaa 30 Mar 2022
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) The official data containing email communication with friendly countries and financial institutions was hacked three months ago, Pakistan's Ministry of Finance and Revenue confirmed on Wednesday, Geo News reported ... The hacker contacted one social media platform in Pakistan and shared just a sample of data with it.
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Finance ministry data hacked three months ago

The News International 30 Mar 2022
“The hacker claimed to have shared 72 GB official data with us from 2012 to 2022 having official communication ... The hacker contacted one social media platform in Pakistan and shared just a sample of data with it ... about many important subjects for Pakistan’s economy and security.
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'Huge deficiency': Crypto industry reels from $600 mn hack

Urdu Point 30 Mar 2022
Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th Mar, 2022 ) .Investigators are on the trail of hackers who spirited away more than $600 million in cryptocurrency last week, watching the money as it moves around a system that critics call the Wild West of finance.
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Army of cyber hackers rise up to back Ukraine

Urdu Point 02 Mar 2022
Paris, March 2 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 3rd Mar, 2022 ) .An army of volunteer hackers is rising up in cyberspace to defend Ukraine, though internet specialists are calling on geeks and other "hacktivists" to stay out of a potentially very dangerous computer war.
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Cyberattackers hit French justice ministry

Urdu Point 28 Jan 2022
Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 28th Jan, 2022 ) .French officials were scrambling to deal with a cyberattack on Friday after hackers claimed to have broken into the justice ministry's computer systems.
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US says national water supply 'absolutely' vulnerable to hackers

Urdu Point 27 Jan 2022
... by hackers, a senior official said Thursday. Washington, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th Jan, 2022 ) .Cyber defenses for US drinking water supplies are "absolutely inadequate" and vulnerable to large-scale disruption by hackers, a senior official said Thursday.
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Texas synagogue crisis exposes how Pakistan is sponsoring terrorism [details]

International Business Times 16 Jan 2022
Meanwhile, the focus on Aafia Siddiqui shows just how deep-rooted terrorism in Pakistan has become, Michael Rubin wrote on a website, 1945 ... "In Pakistan, Siddiqui became a cause celebre ... Her incarceration occupied headlines in Pakistan for months, Rubin added ... Pakistan's embrace of the Aafia is just the tip of the iceberg ... Terrorism Pakistan.

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