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Pakistan ranks as “Not Free” in 2018 Freedom on the Net report

Freedom House released the Freedom on the Net (FoTN) report for the year 2018, titled “The Rise of Digital...

Nov 5 · >

$1.1M worth of cryptocurrency stolen in 2018 by dark web hackers

Darkweb is presumably the most dangerous part of the internet where many criminal acts occur anonymously, enabling private date...

Jun 8 · >

Careem hacked, 14 million users’ personal data stolen by massive cyber-attack

Careem, the ride-hailing company recently informed the public that it has identified a massive cyber-attack involving the unauthorized access...

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Apr 24 · >

Isreal is using Facebook and YouTube to build a massive facial-recognition database

Facebook has been under fire for its handling of personal data for the past few weeks now, but what...

Apr 18 · >

Saudi Arabia to fine couples $130,000 who spy on each others’ phone

Saudia Arabia will fine up to $130,000 to couples who sneak into each others’ text messages on mobile phones....

Apr 4 · >

FIA arrests a man accused of harassing and blackmailing a woman online

The Cyber Crime Cell of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in Lahore arrested a man on Tuesday from Faisalabad, who...

Feb 28 · >

Govt launches app to fight extremism online

Pakistan ranks 5th out of 163 countries on the Global Terrorism Index (GDI). In recent years, terrorism in Pakistan...

Feb 1 · >

Pakistan’s internet landscape observes increased threats

Pakistan is one of those countries which are still facing serious threats to their internet landscape. Although, efforts are...

Dec 26 · >

FIA arrests four suspects involved in ATM skimming fraud

Hundreds of natives in Pakistan lost millions of rupees a little while back. They got targeted to the ATM...

Dec 11 · >

Pakistan wants to associate Facebook accounts with mobile numbers

Facebook has been asked by the Pakistani government to link all of its accounts with the user mobile numbers....

Jul 12 · >

A man from Peshawar gets 12 year jail sentence for harassing woman on social site

The Federal Investigation Department of Pakistan(FIA) has arrested a man from Peshawar for creating a fake profile of a...

Jul 12 · >

Social Media user given death sentence on blasphemy charges

A social media user from Lahore has been given a death sentence today by the Anti-Terrorism Court for sharing...

Jun 10 · >

Crackdown on anti-army campaigners on social media launched by the FIA

Several suspects have been identified by the Federal Investigations Agency (FIA) for their organized campaign on social media against...

May 22 · >

More than 150 Facebook Pages containing blasphemous contents blocked

Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar, stated in a letter to National Assembly that about 152 Facebook Pages have been blocked...

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Apr 18 · >

Cyber Crime Bill puts a man behind the bars

The security services arrested a man for allegedly blackmailing a woman for money by creating a fake Facebook profile....

Nov 14 · >

PTI to launch SHE SAFE personal safety app for women

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf(PTI) and Matrix are soon going to launch SHE SAFE, an app dedicated to providing women a quick...

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Oct 27 · >

Cyber Crime Bill complies with human rights, says Law Minister

The Minister of State for Law and Justice has said that the Prevention of Electronics Crime Bill fully complies...

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Aug 20 · >

Pakistan Awami Tehreek challenges Cyber Crime Bill in the Lahore High Court

The Cyber Crime Bill or more formally, the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill has been challenged in the Lahore...

Aug 12 · >

Cyber Crime Bill passed by National Assembly

The controversial, ill-reputed Cyber Crime Bill (formally known as the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill) has been approved by...

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Aug 11 · >

FIA proposes special tribunal, awareness campaigns for implementation of Cyber Crime law

The highly-controversial Cyber Crime Bill was adopted by the Senate last week, prompting the FIA to put forward some...

Aug 2 · >

Controversial Cyber Crime Bill will become a Law next week

Anusha Rahman, the State Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, has said that the Cyber Crime Bill will be...

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Jul 30 · >

Senate finally approves the Cyber Crime Bill with over 50 amendments

Today the Senate has given a final nod to the pending approval of the Cyber Crime Bill, recommending, over...

Jul 29 · >

#WeRejectCyberBill is trending in Pakistan

Yesterday, the Senate of Pakistan approved the controversial Cyber Crime Bill with some amendments to the original clauses mentioned...

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Jul 27 · >

Senate body adopts Cyber Crime Bill with some amendments

The Senate, today, has finally adopted the controversial Cyber Crime Bill. Last week news arose that the Senate standing...

Jul 26 · >