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HKPC Warns of Rising Trend of Cybercrime-as-a-Service

With the growing trend of “cybercrime-as-a-service”, information security experts at the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) today (16 January 2017) urged enterprises and the public to strengthen their guard against a surge in attacks from ransomware, ...
16 Jan 2017 1580 Views

HKCERT Calls for Tighter Security for Remote Access Servers

The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council today (21 June 2016) urges local IT system administrators to strengthen their security after the access to hundreds of hacked remote access servers in Hong Kong was found being traded...
21 Jun 2016 875 Views

HKCERT Alerts on "CryptXXX" Ransomware

Having reported a new monthly-high of 59 incidents of ransomware attacks in May, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council today (7 June 2016) urges the public to keep up vigilance against ransomware. ...
7 Jun 2016 974 Views

APCERT Conducts Cyber Drill on An Evolving Threat and Financial Fraud

[Press released on 18 Mar 2016] The Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) today has successfully completed its annual drill to test the response capability of leading Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRT) from the Asia Pacific economies. For the fifth time...
22 Mar 2016 1036 Views

HKCERT Security Alert: Locky Ransomware in the Wild

[Press released on 18 Mar 2016]   The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council today (18 March 2016) alerted the public to be vigilant to the Locky ransomware attacks that hold data hostage and demand ransom...
22 Mar 2016 2207 Views

HKCERT Annual Report 2015

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18 Mar 2016 596 Views

HKPC Warns of Growing Cyber Attacks that Harvest Credentials for Profit

[Press released on 20 Jan 2016] Enterprises and Internet users should strengthen their guard against an anticipated surge in cyber attacks targeting web servers, point of sale (POS) systems, and mobile devices; urged information security experts at the Hong Kong Productivity Council (...
27 Jan 2016 1396 Views

HKCERT and PISA Urge for Enhanced Transaction Security in Mobile Apps

Mobile apps owners and developers should apply transmission encryption (SSL), validate digital certificates and use certificate authentication technology to prevent hackers from stealing app users’ sensitive personal and transaction data, urged the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong...
12 Sep 2015 1708 Views

APCERT embarks on Cyber Attacks beyond Traditional Sources

[Press released on 18 Mar 2015] The Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) today has successfully completed its annual drill to test the response capability of leading Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRT) from the Asia Pacific economies.  For the fourth time...
27 Mar 2015 1248 Views

HKCERT Annual Report 2014

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11 Mar 2015 1117 Views