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Internet freedom activists are concerned a Trump appointee could threaten pro-democracy work abroad

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Technologists working on security tools outside the U.S. warn that a major change to their funding could mean catastrophe.

Latest Pakistan bank-card fraud looks like an actual breach, researchers say

by Joe Warminsky • 1 year ago

New York-based threat intelligence company Gemini Advisory says it appears that a card-information dump in January points to a more aggressive level of hacking beyond point-of-sale attacks.

Hacked Pakistani bank cards for sale on the dark web again

by Joe Warminsky • 2 years ago

Hackers dumped tens of thousands of cards just a couple of weeks after Pakistan's banking system and government were roiled by a similar dumped and an apparent hack on at least one bank.

Pakistan's banks and law enforcement clash over severity of hack

by Joe Warminsky • 2 years ago

An official from the country's top criminal investigation agency said that most of the country's major banks had been affected by breaches that began in October, but the State Bank of Pakistan said it "categorically rejects such reports."

Criminal hacking group targets U.S., U.K. agencies in Pakistan

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

A criminal hacking group purporting to be from Pakistan has in recent months carried out a string of attacks against governmental organizations, according to new research.

Pakistani military leverages Facebook Messenger for wide-ranging spyware campaign

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The malware, dubbed Stealth Mango and Tangelo, appears to have successfully compromised government officials, medical professionals and civilians around the world.

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