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HKCERT Urges Microsoft Windows Users to Patch up RDS Vulnerability

(Hong Kong, 23 May 2019) In light of Microsoft’s earlier discovery of a vulnerability in the Remote Desktop Services (RDS) of the Windows system, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council...
23 May 2019 1113 Views

Press Statement from HKPC's Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (Chinese only)

Please refer to the Chinese version of the press statement. (Link here)
8 May 2019 998 Views

HKCERT Annual Report 2018

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3 Apr 2019 1126 Views

HKPC Urges Enterprises to Adopt "Security by Design" to Sharpen IT Security

  The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) today urged enterprises to adopt “security by design” in IT security to stem data breaches and fend off cyber attacks targeting personal and financial data.   HKPC issued the advice after its Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination...
22 Jan 2019 1749 Views

HKCERT Annual Report 2017

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31 Jul 2018 1320 Views

APCERT Cyber Drill 2018 "Data Breach via Malware on IoT"

The Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) today (7 Mar 2018) has successfully completed its annual drill to test the response capabilities of leading Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRT) within the Asia Pacific economies. For the fifth time, APCERT involved...
8 Mar 2018 2095 Views

HKPC Warns of More Financially-Motivated Cyber Attacks in 2018

    With the growing trend of financially-motivated cyber crimes, information security experts at the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) today (18 January 2018) urged enterprises and the public to strengthen their defence against ransom-based cyber attacks.       ...
18 Jan 2018 2926 Views

HKCERT and GovCERT.HK Take to Social Media in Fight Against Ransomware

To combat worsening ransomware cyber attacks, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and the Government Computer Emergency Response Team Hong Kong (GovCERT.HK) of the Office of the Government Chief Information...
5 Sep 2017 1863 Views

HKCERT: Watch out for New Ransomware

In light of the new ransomware attacks on computer users across the world, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council today (28 June 2017) urged the public to be vigilant. Cyber criminals have launched the...
28 Jun 2017 1188 Views

HKCERT Advice: Beware of Spam Emails Spreading Jaff Ransomware

Despite that the WannaCry ransomware attacks on computer users seem to come to a halt with no new incident reported today (17 May 2017), the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council urged the public to keep up...
17 May 2017 1191 Views