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What You Know about the Cyber Security of NFT

Previously, we have introduced the non-fungible token (NFT) and how to protect crypto wallets. This time, we will discuss the ecosystem of NFT as well as various related parts that can be attacked or defrauded by criminals, and the corresponding security advice...
Release Date: 11 Mar 2022 7399 Views

NFT Boom, How to Protect Your NFT Assets

What is NFT?   NFT stands for Non-Fungible Token which is issued in according to the Ethereum ERC721 standard. Different from other cryptocurrencies, each NFT token has a unique ID, so it cannot be duplicated. Also, it can only be traded in its...
Release Date: 24 Jan 2022 11251 Views

Introduction of QR code attacks and countermeasures

QR code, first used by car manufacturers to trace parts, is now widely applied across different sectors. Not long along, we introduced some basic information and common applications of QR code, as well as their related security threats and advices. In this blog, ...
Release Date: 20 Jan 2022 5851 Views

Business as Usual under COVID-19 with Sound “Work from Home” Cyber Security

With the COVID-19 pandemic worsening again, many companies have arranged their staff to work from home (WFH) to reduce the risk of spreading the disease in the community. In light of this development, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (...
Release Date: 10 Jan 2022 5077 Views

Secure Use of QR Code

QR codes have become a part of our daily life. For example, in terms of consumption, three of the four electronic payment platforms that support the Consumption Voucher Scheme of the HKSAR Government offer QR code payment. Also, in terms of epidemic prevention, QR...
Release Date: 7 Jan 2022 4465 Views

Beware of Cyber Security Risks from Online Shopping and Long Holiday

With Christmas and New Year long holidays just around the corner, the strong festive atmosphere spells another peak season of shopping. Nowadays, as most of us have become accustomed to do our shopping online, we must always maintain good awareness of cyber security. To help...
Release Date: 21 Dec 2021 3381 Views

HKCERT Urges Local IT Users to Patch Apache “Log4j” Vulnerability ASAP

(Hong Kong, 16 December 2021) The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council is urging local IT users to patch their systems as soon as possible in light of the discovery of a critical vulnerability in Apache...
Release Date: 16 Dec 2021 4502 Views

“Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2021” Award Presentation Ceremony Recognises Cyber Security Future Talents

The “Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2021”, jointly organised by the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and its Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT), held its award presentation ceremony today to recognise the outstanding efforts of...
Release Date: 13 Dec 2021 3363 Views

Introducing the New “Fight Ransomware” Webpage

The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) had previously launched the “Fight Ransomware” campaign to raise the awareness of SMEs against ransomware, featuring a dedicated Facebook page to introduce the basic information of ransomware, defence tools and useful resources to help...
Release Date: 19 Nov 2021 5285 Views

HKCERT Urges Users of Remote Access Tools and NAS Devices to Beware of Ransomware Attacks

(Hong Kong, 19 October 2021) The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council is urging local users of remote access tools and network-attached storage (NAS) devices to step up security to fend off...
Release Date: 21 Oct 2021 2188 Views