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HKCERT Security Newsletter (January 2024 Issue)

    HKCERT Security Newsletter | January 2024     Cover Story   [Security Blog] Taking Security Best Practice During Festive Season     [FB Post] 【在節慶期間採取網絡保安最佳實踐】     [LinkedIn Post] 【Taking Security Best Practice During Festive Season】     Hot Topic   [LinkedIn Post] 【Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2023 Seminar & Award Presentation Ceremony...
Release Date: 2 Jan 2024 321 Views

HKCERT Security Newsletter (December 2023 Issue)

    HKCERT Security Newsletter | December 2023   🔥 Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2023 Seminar & Award Presentation Ceremony 🔥     In this highly interconnected cyber world, the ability to adequately protect against cyber attacks, such as ransomware, phishing and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, is of paramount importance. It only serves to fuel the demand for cyber security professionals. To address the challenges, the training of local cyber security talents is indispensable. ​ ​ HKPC and HKCERT are dedicated to nurtur cyber security talent, equip the next generation who aspire to join the industry to safeguard the digital future. HKPC and HKCERT organised the "Capture the Flag (CTF) Challenge 2023" (the "Programme") in November with seven information security organisations. The Programme aims to raise security awareness of the education sector and the public. Through a challenging competition, the CTF tries to stimulate proactive learning of cyber security skills and encourage problem solving and creative thinking among students and information security practitioners. ​ ​ The award presentation ceremony will be held on 19 December 2023. Apart from presenting the awards to the winners, cyber security experts will also be on hand to share their views on cyber security and how to leverage vulnerability management solutions to improve security and security risk management. Besides, there will be two panel discussions on attack and defense techniques.​   Welcome to join the event with details as follows: -------------------------------------------- 🏆🏆4th【Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2023 Seminar & Award Presentation Ceremony】🏆🏆 📆Date:19 Dec 2023 📆Time: 09:15 - 17:00 🎙️Language: Cantonese 💰Charge: Free (Pre-registration is required) 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Target Audience: General Public, Education and SMEs 🗺️Venue: Conference Hall, 4/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon 🙋‍♂️Organizer:Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) Learn more     Cover Story   [Security Blog] Raise Public Awareness of Cyber Security: Guard against Risks of Unknown WhatsApp Video Calls     [FB Post] 【提高市民網絡安全意識:防範陌生WhatsApp視像通話的風險】     [LinkedIn Post] 【Raise Public Awareness of Cyber Security: Guard against Risks of Unknown WhatsApp Video Calls】     Hot Topic   [Security Blog] ...
Release Date: 1 Dec 2023 296 Views

HKCERT Security Newsletter (November 2023 Issue)

    HKCERT Security Newsletter | November 2023   🔥 Final Call ! Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2023 🔥     Organised by HKCERT and HKPC, the Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2023 will be held on 10 – 12 Nov. This cyber security competition is in its forth year. The participants are required to tackle the cyber security challenges in web security, cryptography, forensics, reverse engineering, etc and learn the latest attack and defense techniques. Apart from the amazing prizes, winners may have the incredible opportunity to directly enter the SECCON CTF 2023 Finals held in Japan without the need for qualification matches! For all "Capture the Flag" masters out there, this is truly an once-in-a-lifetime chance!   The training challenges are already released, you are encouraged to join our Discord Channel to discuss and learn. Two workshops are help in Oct and you can check the recordings on our YouTube channel.   After the 31-Oct “Trick or Treat” Halloween, don’t forget to sign up for the CTF 2023. The registration deadline now is extended to 5 November! -------------------------------------------- 🚩🚩4th【Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge】🚩🚩  🌍Official Website: https://ctf.hkcert.org 📆Registration Deadline:5 Nov 2023 📆Contest Day:10 – 12 Nov 2023 🙋‍♂️Organisers:HKCERT and HKPC 🤝Co-organisers: AiTLE Association of I.T. Leaders in Education, Black Bauhinia, Hong Kong Computer Society, Internet Society Hong Kong, Owasp (Hong Kong Chapter), Professional Information Security Association and VX Research Limited 🤗Gold Sponsor: Sangfor Technologies, Tenable 🤗Silver Sponsors: Amazon Web Services (AWS), FUJIFILM BI Hong Kong ⚡Discord: https://discord.gg/vEcUDuBMws 🏋🏻‍♂️Training Platform: https://training.hkcert23.pwnable.hk  📽️1st Workshop (Web and crypto): https://youtu.be/WBj_9eIOGls   📽️2nd Workshop(Reverse engineering and pwn): https://youtu.be/uVjeEmyFiHo  Learn more     Cover Story   [FB Post] 香港網絡保安新生代奪旗挑戰賽2023(CTF)第一場工作坊     Hot Topic   [Security Bulletin] Cisco IOS XE Escalation of Privilege Vulnerability     [Security Bulletin] Node.js Multiple Vulnerabilities     [Security Bulletin] Microsoft...
Release Date: 1 Nov 2023 328 Views

HKCERT Security Newsletter (October 2023 Issue)

    HKCERT Security Newsletter | October 2023   🔥🔥 Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2023 🔥🔥   What is Capture the Flag (CTF)? CTF is a competition which challenges the participants to solve different tasks related to cyber security, e.g. Web security, cryptography, forensic, reverse engineering, binary analysis and others What is the benefit of playing CTF?   Build engagement for cyber security Sharpen the cyber security skill or learn new stills in gamified scenario. Skills such as web security, cryptography, forensic, binary analysis, reverse engineering, etc. Super funny game if you like taking on challenges Win prizes! What is “Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2023”? To be held in 10-12 November 2023 and organised by HKCERT and HKPC, together with other 7 education and security organisations. The CTF Challenge aims to arouse the cyber security awareness of the public , cultivate problem-solving skills and teamwork and encourage creative thinking via a bunch of FUN GAMES. Last year we had more than 1,100 participants competed together !!!   Who can participate in the CTF Challenge? Anyone who is interested in cyber security or information technology. How to register and when is the deadline? Online registration link can be found at https://ctf.hkcert.org. The deadline is 31 Oct 2023. Two workshops will be held on 7 Oct and 14 Oct. Register NOW to learn how to play! Learn more     Cover Story   [Blog] HKCERT Alerts the Public on Preventive Measures Against WhatsApp Account Theft     [LinkedIn Post] HKCERT Alerts the Public on Preventive Measures Against WhatsApp Account Theft     [FB Post] HKCERT 提醒公眾防範WhatsApp帳戶遭盜用的方法     [Blog] Ransomware Trends Q2 2023: Surge in Attacks Across Asia-Pacific, Persistent Multiple Extortion, and Evolving Threat Landscape     [FB Post] 2023年第二季度...
Release Date: 3 Oct 2023 391 Views

HKCERT Security Newsletter (September 2023 Issue)

    HKCERT Security Newsletter | September 2023     Cover Story   Hong Kong Security Watch Report (Q2 2023)     Hot Topic   [Press Centre] APCERT Cyber Drill 2023 “Digital Supply Chain Redemption”     [Blog] Comprehensive Guide to Social Media Scams: Setting up Defense to Safeguard Your Personal Information     [FB Post] 【社交媒體防詐騙全攻略:設定防禦,守護個人資訊】     [LinkedIn Post] 【Comprehensive Guide to Social Media Scams: Setting up Defense to Safeguard Your Personal Information】     [Blog] Introducing the New HKCERT “...
Release Date: 4 Sep 2023 414 Views

HKCERT Security Newsletter (August 2023 Issue)

    HKCERT Security Newsletter | August 2023     Cover Story   [Blog] Web 3.0 Cyber Security New Horizons: Strategies and Practices for Addressing Digital Age Challenges     [FB Post]【Web 3.0 網絡保安新視野:應對數碼時代挑戰的策略與實踐】     [LinkedIn Post]【Web 3. Cyber Security New Horizons: Strategies and Practices for Addressing Digital Age Challenges】     Hot Topic   [Security Leaflet] ...
Release Date: 1 Aug 2023 460 Views

HKCERT Security Newsletter (July 2023 Issue)

    HKCERT Security Newsletter | July 2023     Cover Story   [FB Post]【 「網絡釣魚 全城防禦」 流動宣傳車活動即將啟動】     [LinkedIn Post]【 The “All Out Anti-Phishing” Moving Showroom】     [Blog] IoT Security in the Digital Age: Protecting Your Connected World     [...
Release Date: 3 Jul 2023 338 Views

HKCERT Security Newsletter (June 2023 Issue)

    HKCERT Security Newsletter | June 2023     Cover Story   Hong Kong Security Watch Report (Q1 2023)     [FB Post] HKCERT “Hong Kong Security Watch Report” Q1 2023 is Now Available     [LinkedIn Post] HKCERT “Hong Kong Security Watch Report” Q1 2023 is Now Available     Hot Topic   [Blog] Unmasking Cybercrime-as-a-Service: The Dark Side of Digital Convenience     [FB Post]【揭開網絡犯罪服務的神秘面紗:數碼便利的陰暗面】     [LinkedIn Post]【Unmasking Cybercrime-as-a-Service The Dark Side of Digital Convenience】     Apple Products Multiple Vulnerabilities     [FB Post]「...
Release Date: 1 Jun 2023 371 Views

HKCERT Security Newsletter (May 2023 Issue)

    HKCERT Security Newsletter | May 2023       In order to improve and enhance Project e-GUARD, we invite you to share your feedback by completing the survey via the provided link.    https://www.idea.gov.hk/hkpf-cstcb-isd-3/email/tc   Plases click Here for more information about Project e-GUARD.     Cover Story   [FB Post] Hackers can breach networks using data on resold corporate routers     [LinkedIn Post] Hackers can breach networks using data on resold corporate routers     [Security Bulletin] TP-Link Router Remote Code Execution Vulnerability     Hot Topic   [FB Post] Google Releases Urgent Chrome Update to Fix Actively Exploited Zero-Day Vulnerability     [LinkedIn Post] Google Releases Urgent Chrome Update to Fix Actively Exploited Zero-Day Vulnerability     [FB Post] 【儘快更新蘋果產品軟件,防止最近針對系統漏洞嘅網絡攻擊】     [LinkedIn Post] 【Update Your Apple Products to Prevent Cyber Attacks Exploiting Recent Apple Systems’ Vulnerabilities】     Upcoming Event   Build...
Release Date: 2 May 2023 420 Views

HKCERT Security Newsletter (April 2023 Issue)

    HKCERT Security Newsletter | April 2023     Cover Story   [Blog] Do you know what is Identity/Credential Theft?     [FB Post] 你知道什麼是身份/憑證盜用嗎?     [LinkedIn Post] Do you know what is Identity/Credential Theft?     Hot Topic   [FB Post]【釣魚攻擊最新動向 — 電話卡實名登...
Release Date: 3 Apr 2023 384 Views