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Risk Implications of Push Advertisement in Android System

 Push Advertisement (Push Ad)  Recently, Android users reported that they have received some unknown advertisements on the notification bar. After investigation, this is known as "push ad" (advertisement) which prompts on an irregular basis notification message, such as text ad...
Release Date: 22 Aug 2012 5300 Views

Favourite Security Reads of the Week (17 Aug 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. 利益驅動手機病毒業“抱團” 斬斷黑色鏈條當形成合力 (CNCERT, 15 Aug 2012, Simplified Chinese)   2. How to Protect Your Social Network Accounts from Hackers (PCWorld, 14...
Release Date: 17 Aug 2012 2429 Views

Blizzard gaming network hacked. Users should change password

Blizzard Entertainment, a popular online game company in Hong Kong had issued a notice on the official website. Their security team discovered unauthorized and illegal access to Blizzard's internal network. According to their information, there is not yet any evidence that financial information (...
Release Date: 10 Aug 2012 2371 Views

Favourite Security Reads of the Week (10 Aug 2012)

    Favourite Security Reads of the Week (10 Aug 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. 小心,夾帶惡意連結的臉書通知信在第二季暴增 (iThome online, 27 Jul 2012, chinese )   2. BYOD: Organizations Question Risk vs Benefit (Microsoft Security Blog,  2 Aug 2012 )   ...
Release Date: 10 Aug 2012 2384 Views

Favourite Security Reads of the Week (3 Aug 2012)

      Favourite Security Reads of the Week (3 Aug 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. How to protect yourself from Java-based malware (Microsoft Malware Protection Center,  25 Jul 2012 )   2. Black Hat hacker lays waste to Android and Meego using NFC exploits (ExtremeTech,  26 July 2012 )   3. Five-minute Facebook security checkup  (CNET News,  27 July 2012 )   4. 密碼查得到就不是密碼了 (高登工作室,  28 Jul 2012, Chinese)   5. Scope Of APTs More Widespread Than Thought (Dark Reading, 2 Aug, 2012)  
Release Date: 3 Aug 2012 2177 Views

HKCERT Security Newsletter (August 2012 Issue)

August 2012 Issue of Security Newsletter is available now: /my_url/en/newsletter/1208   Favourite Security Reads of the Month Upcoming Event: Poster Design Contest Collaborate to Win – Build a Secure Cyberspace Major security news and bulletins in the last month...
Release Date: 1 Aug 2012 2284 Views

Favourite Security Reads of the Week (27 Jul 2012)

       Favourite Security Reads of the Week (27 Jul 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. Beginner’s Guide to BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) (Microsoft Security Blog, 17 Jul 2012)   2. Top Spam Botnet, “Grum,” Unplugged (Krebs on Security, 19 July 2012)   3. Skype: Nearly half of adults don't install software updates  (The register, 23 July, 2012)   4. 揭秘手机流氓推广黑色产业链 每日暴利可达千万元 (国家互联网应急中心, 25 July 2012, Chinese)   5. WordPress and Server Hardening – Taking Security to...
Release Date: 27 Jul 2012 2426 Views

Favourite Security Reads of the Week (20 Jul 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. SQL Injection Tutorial: Learn About SQL Injection Vulnerabilities and Prevention (Veracode)   2. Cyber security during sporting events (Security Affairs)   3. 面書上,大家都在裸奔! (inmediahk, 9 Jul 2012, Chinese)   4. The Rise of the “Blackhole” Exploit Kit: The Importance of Keeping All Software Up To Date (Microsoft, 19 Jul 2012)   5...
Release Date: 20 Jul 2012 2512 Views

Mass website compromise arising from Parallels Plesk Panel vulnerabilities

Recently, a webmaster request us for assistance, he found that the website's home page or .js files were injected with some malicious code by hackers. The malicious code directs the visitor to some unknown .ru website unknowningly. These websites contain a well...
Release Date: 19 Jul 2012 4486 Views

Favourite Security Reads of the Week (13 Jul 2012)

      Favourite Security Reads of the Week (13 Jul 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...
Release Date: 13 Jul 2012 2491 Views