Tag: prevent

Pakistani helps Google prevent security disaster

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A Pakistani security researcher, Rafay Baloch, has helped Google in preventing a privacy disaster. In a blog post published a month ago, Rafay detailed how the Same Origin Policy (SOP) protection used by modern browsers on Android could be bypassed. According to details, the bug identified by Rafay potentially affected anyone who wasn’t running the latest Android KitKat 4.4, which means that more than 75 per cent of Android devices and millions of users were…Read More

Biogas use at home can prevent lungs diseases

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT FBD: The use of at home should be promoted and encouraged across Pakistan as this can help prevent lung and kidney problems. "A home biogas plant also saves 32 litres of kerosene oil or 2.5 tons of wood annually, thus lessening environmental pollution," said Pakistan Domestic Biogas Programme (PDBGP) Communication Officer Nadeem Ahmad while talking to media. He said that over 2,800 domestic biogas plants have so far been installed in 12 districts during last the…Read More

Latest research needed to prevent New Castle disease

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT LHR: University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Talat Naseer Pasha has urged scientists to equip themselves with the latest knowledge and skills to cope with Newcastle disease which is causing huge economic losses."Poultry industry was the second largest and fastest growing industry in Pakistan but it unfortunately had faced severe challenges like Newcastle disease (Rani khet) in recent years. The disease caused Rs 7 billion economic loss to…Read More