YouTube channel, email ID of Pakistan mission to UN hacked

02:20 PM | 15 Jun, 2024
YouTube channel, email ID of Pakistan mission to UN hacked
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NEW YORK – Pakistan’s permanent mission to the United Nations came under a cyberattck on Friday night.

The official email id, which was being used by the information wing, and YouTube channel were hacked in the attack.

The hackers changed the banner, content and name of the channel after taking control on lit. The incident, according to reports, took place at 4:00 pm USA time on Friday.

The Pakistani mission has requested the people to ignore the emails and content shared on it official channel as they have been hacked.  

Last year, the Ministry of Aviation’s website faced at least two cyberattacks and a message in a foreign language was posted on the homepage.

The website was shut down but was later restored by IT experts.

Within the span of a few hours, it was again turned down. Ministry officials re-started work on restoring the website but is still down till the filing of this story.

Several state run portals came under cyber attacks in the past, including the website of the Supreme Court, and Foreign Ministry earlier this year.


US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today Open Market Rates - 15 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 15, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.8 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moves up to 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 355.15 for buying, and 358.65 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)       
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.8 280.75
Euro EUR 301.25 303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 355.15 358.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741 749
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.15 311.65
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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