Federal government has issued Alert to provincial governments and ministries against Israeli hackers’ activities in Pakistan.
“Israeli hackers have become active and stealing personal information of citizens,” according to sources. “Citizens being targeted with various social media platforms,” sources said.
According to sources, federal government has alert a circular to all provincial governments, ministries and divisions warning against these activities.
“Israeli companies working to steal personal information of citizens,” government sources said. “Government circular has advised to avoid exchange of personal information with suspected companies,” according to sources.
“The government’s circular also carrying cyber security guidelines to avoid being targeted by hackers,” sources said.
“Don’t share personal email ID with any unknown person,” the official letter advises. “Avoid using official email for personal communication,” it recommends.
According to cyber security guidelines, personal information and documents should not be shared with unauthorized websites. The guidelines also suggest avoiding click at unknown links for protection from hacking.
Moreover, unidentified and suspicious Applications and links must be avoided to be installed at devices and also ignoring using public WIFI as precaution.