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#MobSec5 mobile security news for the week of Dec. 5 2016

What a week! We’ve gathered gobs of great reading material for your perusal this weekend. This week’s digest of mobile security news includes: Slaughtering Dirty COW in Android Devs, get yer ATS in gear! Not a lot of Nougat Thanks for reading. Have a great weekend, be good, and stay safe. Android Security Bulletin—December 2016 (Android Open Source Project) “The ...

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Here is How to File Complaint Against a Cyber Crime in Pakistan

With Cyber Crime Bill getting all mandatory approvals from lower and upper houses, cyber crimes in Pakistan are not going to go unchecked anymore. If your Facebook page is hacked, or if someone has posted your pictures without your consent, or even if you think someone is spreading hatred online, you can simply go ahead and report such cyber crimes to ...

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Protect Your Facebook Account Permanently By Verifying It [Guide]

You may have heard about a friend, acquaintance or someone you know whose account was blocked by Facebook for no seemingly apparent reason. Here’s what usually happens. Your friend (or anyone else for that matter) may have had their account reported by an anonymous user for a multitude of reasons that violate Facebook’s community rules. If your account is not ...

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Cybercrime Cost $126 Billion, Affected 689 Million People In 2015

The cost of cybercrime reached a whopping $126 billion during 2015 and affected 689 million people in 21 countries, an annual study found. The Norton Cyber Security Insights Report 2016 also found a 10 percent increase in online fraud compared to the year before, based on data from 17 countries where it conducted the survey in both years. The study ...

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TESCO BANK HAS PAID OUT $3.1M TO CUSTOMERS AFTER HACKER’S ATTACK

The U.K.’s Tesco Bank was hit by what it described as a “systematic, sophisticated” hack over the weekend that saw large amounts of money swiped from customers’ accounts. It was initially thought that some 20,000 accounts had been targeted. However, on Tuesday the bank confirmed that 9,000 customers had had money taken in the online heist and that it had ...

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Cyber Security Law in China

China this week passed a cybersecurity law aimed at combatting hacking and terrorism, though as Reuters reports, critics say it would strengthen the country’s censorship regime and make it more difficult for foreign tech companies to do business there. The law was passed on Monday and is set to go into effect in June 2017. The legislation requires agencies and ...

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Malware can now detect virtual machines

As cyber criminals create new pieces of malware, security researchers and white-hat hackers are fighting back by analyzing this malicious software, usually by running virtual machines. This is done so the real system of the researchers will not be infected, and the malware can easily be terminated just by turning off the virtual machine. However, it was recently discovered that ...

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A pakistan got 3rd position among top bug hunters from around the Globe

Mr. Shahmeer Amir born in Multant and till now he earned almost $150,000 in total bounties by reporting bugs to 300+ global organizations. Some of these organizations include Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, Twitter, LinkedIn, Dropbox and much more. Consistent with last year’s status as a top bug finder, Shahmeer Amir continues to be a top producer in terms of bugs ...

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Pakistani super girl, Roma Saiyidain, is the world’s youngest certified ethical hacker

The World’s Youngest Certified Ethical Hacker, Roma Saiyidain, at the age of 13. She lives in Islamabad, is now officially the world’s youngest Certified Ethical Hacker. She became a certified Microsoft professional when she was only 10 years of age. The brilliant teen has dreams of becoming an anti-cyber terrorism expert one day and says that she wants to devote her entire ...

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ITCN Asia launches International IT & Telecom Show, Exhibition and Conference

The ITCN Asia is going to organized Largest International IT & Telecom Exhibition and Conference in Karachi Expo Centre in September 2016. Many high level government officials, financial specialists, trade delegations, policy makers, foreign missions representatives and top executives of all over the world will be visitors of this conference. We can get benefits from this conference to evaluate competing future IT ...

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