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YouTube to be restored in Pakistan soon as filter ready: Govt

YouTube to be restored in Pakistan soon as filter ready: Govt

LAHORE: Pakistan’s government on Sunday announced that YouTube, the video sharing website would be restored soon in the country as software has been developed to screen the sacrilegious material from the site. Talking to the newsmen here, the government’s spokesman, ...

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PTA orders blocking SIMs sending 200 identical SMS in 15 mints

PTA orders blocking SIMs sending 200 identical SMS in 15 mints

ISLAMABAD: Mobile operators in the country have been re-directed to suspend messaging service of users, who send out 200 identical messages in less than 15 minutes. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has issued these directives the other day in an ...

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Senate body adopts resolution to restore YouTube in Pakistan

Senate body adopts resolution to restore YouTube in Pakistan

  By Humaira Sharif ISLAMABAD: The Functional Committee on Human Rights Monday adopted a resolution here Monday demanding restoration of video-sharing website YouTube. The committee also decided to take up the issue in Senate considering access of information a basic ...

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How to tell if your Gmail account was hacked

How to tell if your Gmail account was hacked

The recent breach of Yahoo’s Yahoo Mail servers is the latest in a string of high-profile hacks that have taken center stage in the tech media lately. It seems that no service is safe from malicious hackers, who constantly come ...

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Yahoo Mail attackers grab usernames and passwords

Yahoo Mail attackers grab usernames and passwords

Yahoo identifies coordinated attack on web mail users Yahoo has run into yet more security problems after hackers broke into Yahoo Mail accounts in a “coordinated” attack. The company said it had detected the breach and was in the process ...

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One in eight parents unaware of online porn filters

One in eight parents unaware of online porn filters

Around one in eight parents that do not have family friendly internet controls did not know they existed or did not know how to install them, according to a new report. The report by the Department for Culture, Media and ...

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‘123456’ replaces ‘password’ as worst password of 2013

‘123456’ replaces ‘password’ as worst password of 2013

A study has claimed that ‘123456’ is now the world’s worst password. According to SplashData, the six-digit figure has replaced ‘password’ as the most-used (and therefore worst) password for 2013. A large number of new entries, including ‘adobe123’ and ‘photoshop’, ...

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Now open Facebook, Twitter to report crimes in Islamabad

Now open Facebook, Twitter to report crimes in Islamabad

By Akhtar Khan Betanni ISLAMABAD: Whenever any untoward incident takes place in the city, people usually know it first through status updates on Facebook or Twitter, particularly when anyone comes across any untoward situation or knows about any other hazard. ...

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CDA loses Rs35m as Warid resists towers’ license fee

CDA loses Rs35m as Warid resists towers’ license fee

  By Ishtiaq Ahmed ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority, already vying to cope with its financial needs, has lost Rs35 million as a cellular company has challenged its imposition of license fee on telecom towers installed across the federal capital. ...

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France fines Google $204,000 over privacy policy

France fines Google $204,000 over privacy policy

PARIS — The French digital privacy watchdog is fining Google 150,000 euros ($204,000) for breaking rules on ensuring data privacy. The CNIL agency says Google’s new privacy policy — which applies to all of its services from e-mail to calendars ...

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