This Time Telenor’s Tameer Bank Gets Hacked

This Time Telenors Tameer Bank Gets Hacked
By Ufaq Ashfaque


JULY 22, 2013 – After exploiting the banking industry, Xploiter – the hacker, now enters the Pakistani telecom industry, target Telenor’s Tameer Bank. Xploiter, the recent hacker sensation, has defaced the top four banking organizations of the country. Habib Bank, Allied Bank, Soneri Bank and PKNIC were some of the victims. However, as the hacker’s network grows, it has now taken over Telenor by revealing its online databases, jeopardizing the operations of the company and also bringing it bad name. Tameer Bank, running as a sub-division of Telenor, was targeted recently. The bank currently has Pakistan’s largest branchless-banking networks running in the country. The hacker maintained its message to improve online security, leaving messages on the bank’s website. Pakistan has recently been targeted, being victimized as part of the online crime network. While security measures and recovery procedures have been incorporated into website and other connected interfaces, hacking once again takes centre stage.