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APCERT embarks on global coordination to mitigate Large Scale Denial of Service Attack

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 second time, APCERT involved the participation of members from...
29 Jan 2013 2195 Views

Beware of Scam Email Impersonating HKCERT with Malware Attachment

The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) today (25 January 2013) alerted businesses and members of the public of a scam email impersonating HKCERT with malware attachment sent by the email address: [email protected] Mr S C Leung...
25 Jan 2013 1859 Views

Overall Cyber Incidents Surge 30%, HKCERT Warns of DDoS Attacks and Smartphone Security in 2013

The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) today (7 January 2013) urges businesses and the public to keep up their vigilance against an anticipated surge in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks targeting SMEs and smartphone security incidents in...
7 Jan 2013 2158 Views

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...
6 Nov 2012 2810 Views

HKCERT Reminder on DNSChanger Infection Clean-up Deadline

Businesses and members of the public should check their computers for DNSChanger infection and take remedial measures before 9 July, or will risk losing their Internet connectivity, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) warns.HKCERT today (27 June 2012) ...
27 Jun 2012 3248 Views

HKCERT Strategic Plan (2012-2015)

The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) has defined its three-year strategic plan for 2012 to 2015.  The plan was derived from our study on the trends of information security threats, benchmark with the services currently provided by CERT teams in...
25 Jun 2012 2448 Views

JPCERT/CC Recommendations and Status Update (updated March 2012)

  Suggested Item Description Status Plan 1. Hire new staff. More staff are required to expand the capabilities for HKCERT, including development, malware analysis, PR, and extension of incident response capabilities. Recruited a consultant in 2011 Will recruit...
25 Jun 2012 2159 Views

New HKCERT Centre Opens to Combat Emerging Cyber Threats

  Mr Daniel Lai, Government Chief Information Officer, and Mrs Agnes Mak, Executive Director of HKPC officiated the opening ceremony     The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) is further empowered to keep new vicious cyber threats at bay, thanks to...
26 Apr 2012 2406 Views

HKCERT Annual Report 2011

Please click to download HKCERT Annual Report 2011
5 Mar 2012 458 Views

Stay alert with rising cyber security threats

 Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) published a record high 343 vulnerabilities alerts in 2011, a surge of 11.4% from 308 in 2010. HKCERT also noted more than 10 enquiries on smart phone hacking. The total...
10 Jan 2012 2832 Views