Sindh driving license department hit by cyberattack

Sindh driving license department hit by cyberattack

KARACHI: Software used to subject driving license in Sindh was hacked on Friday, authorities mentioned.

According to DIG Driving License Sindh deparment, the method of issuing licenses has been halted in complete Sindh.

He added that Russian attackers targetted the software program, and the department’s IT crew is busy recovering the software program.

The web site of the license issuing authority can also be down.

DLS app

Ever because the Sindh Police launched its digital driving license system a yr in the past, acquiring a driving license or renewing an previous one has by no means been simpler.

The computerised driving license system is facilitated by the Driving License Sindh (DLS) cell utility, out there to obtain without cost on each Android and iOS.

The app, as its description on Google Play retailer reads, is for “citizens of Sindh Province of Pakistan to verify Driving Licenses” and the instruments out there within the app allow customers to “see history of license records/visit, License Fee calculations, Preparation of Theory test, Traffic Fines rates”.

The app additionally permits customers to report complaints/ideas and do Live Chats with police officers.