Tag "Crime"

Systemic Changes Necessary to Acquire Cyber Crime Data from Abroad

During a briefing before the Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunciation in August, the Director of FIA’s National Response Centre for Cyber Crimes (FIA-NR3C) lamented about the absence of a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) through which cyber crime investigators could access data in the US. Social media and Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms hosted in the US such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Instagram are very popular in Pakistan,

How Safe Are You in Your House?

Gone are the days when the doors of our homes remained open till late at night and people kept on coming and going to each other’s places without any threat to security. In today’s Pakistan, Crime is rampant. Pick up a newspaper and you’ll see recent happenings of honor killings, rapes, robberies, murders, domestic violence and whatnot. Although not reported so vehemently as the aforementioned crimes, the incidence of burglaries,