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QuestionNov 22, 2021 - 6:22

Cyber Crime

Nowadays people are committing phishing through SMS or email. What laws will be applicable to a person who hacks government secret files according to Pakistan cybercrime Law?


Nov 22, 2021 - 7:35

Phishing through SMS or email is an actionable criminal offence in Pakistan under the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016. Hacking secret government files is particularly treated as a very serious issue in Pakistan. A complaint can be lodged to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) along with the relevant evidence initiating criminal proceedings which could lead to the arrest of the offender and a sentence if convicted.


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