Pakistan government issue fresh instructions to officials over WhatsApp use over reports of hacking

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Pakistan government issue fresh instructions to officials over WhatsApp use over reports of hacking

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan government issue fresh instructions to officials over WhatsApp use over reports of hacking.

Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has advised WhatsApp users to follow the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority’s instructions to avoid malware attack.

In a press release, the Ministry has advised public to keep WhatsApp and device Operating Systems updated to avoid these malware attacks.

In view of on-going reports by media regarding WhatsApp accounts being hacked by a malware attack, the ministry has already issued advisory for federal government officials on the matter, providing measures to minimize possibility of any infection.