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HKCERT Territory-wide Drill Tackles Hacktivist Attacks

With a surge in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) recently (31 October 2012) conducted a territory-wide drill to strengthen the preparedness of local internet service providers and mobile...
Release Date: 6 Nov 2012 2892 Views

HKCERT Security Newsletter (November 2012 Issue)

November 2012 Issue of Security Newsletter is available now: /my_url/en/newsletter/1211 What if you lose your iPhone? Use of Find my iPhone service Favourite Security Reads of the Month Upcoming Event: Seminar: Combating Cyber Attack and Implementing Security...
Release Date: 1 Nov 2012 2102 Views

Videos for Seminar: Collaborate to Win – Build a Secure Cyberspace (31 Aug 2012)

The Seminar: Collaborate to Win – Build a Secure Cyberspace was held successfully in Hong Kong Space Museum on 31 August 2012.   The videos of the seminar is now available on HKCERT website.   Welcome to review the presentations at: /my_url/en/event/12083101...
Release Date: 30 Oct 2012 3090 Views

Favourite Security Reads of the Week (26 Oct 2012)

  "Favourite Security Reads of the Week". Each week we share five news or articles that we like. We hope you will love this column and we welcome your comment via email to [email protected] Below is the Favourite Security Reads of...
Release Date: 26 Oct 2012 2236 Views

What if you lose your iPhone? Use of "Find my iPhone" service

  The recent hot topic should be the latest release of Apple iPhone 5 and iOS 6 platform update. What are the new features of iOS 6? I believe you had already heard a lot of information from different media. Today, I would like to...
Release Date: 26 Oct 2012 3842 Views

Favourite Security Reads of the Week (19 Oct 2012)

  "Favourite Security Reads of the Week". Each week we share five news or articles that we like. We hope you will love this column and we welcome your comment via email to [email protected]   Below is the Favourite Security Reads of this...
Release Date: 19 Oct 2012 2350 Views

Favourite Security Reads of the Week (12 Oct 2012)

  "Favourite Security Reads of the Week". Each week we share five news or articles that we like. We hope you will love this column and we welcome your comment via email to [email protected]   Below is the Favourite Security Reads of this...
Release Date: 12 Oct 2012 2321 Views

Favourite Security Reads of the Week (5 Oct 2012)

  "Favourite Security Reads of the Week". Each week we share five news or articles that we like. We hope you will love this column and we welcome your comment via email to [email protected]   Below is the Favourite Security Reads of this Week.     1. Google Warning about New State Sponsored Attacks  (The Hacker News, 4 Oct 2012)   2. APTs Target Mac Users (eSecurity Planet, 3 Oct 2012)   3. Mobile devices are the new frontier for botnets and DDoS attacks (PCWorld, 3 Oct 2012)   4. DataGenetics:四位数密码的安全研究 (中文互联网数据研究资讯互联网中心, 30 Sep 2012, Chinese)   5. Ransomware - would you pay up? (Naked Security, 25 Sep 2012...
Release Date: 5 Oct 2012 2144 Views

HKCERT Security Newsletter (October 2012 Issue)

October 2012 Issue of Security Newsletter is available now: /my_url/en/newsletter/1210 Response to attacks targeting to -day vulnerability of web browsers Favourite Security Reads of the Month Upcoming Event: Seminar: Combating Cyber Attack and Implementing Security Measures ...
Release Date: 3 Oct 2012 2031 Views

Dialer vulnerability exists in some Android phones could lead to data damage

In the security conference "Ekoparty 2012", Ravi Borgaonkar demonstrated a security flaw in Android smartphone. This flaw could lead to remote wiping of device or data damage of SIM card.   Ravi demonstrated the vulnerability of default Dialer application, which received and automatically executed USSD codes...
Release Date: 28 Sep 2012 7306 Views