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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 1944 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 1258 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 1256 Views

HKCERT Security Alert: Watch out for WannaCry Ransomware

In light of the WannaCry ransomware attacks on computer users across the world including Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council today (13 May 2017) warned that WannaCry was a very vicious malware which...
13 May 2017 2719 Views

APCERT Cyber Drill on New DDoS Threat

The Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) today (22 Mar 2017) has successfully completed its annual drill to test the response capabilities of members' Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRT). For the 6th time, APCERT Drill also involved the participation of...
11 Apr 2017 1003 Views

HKCERT Annual Report 2016

Please click to download HKCERT Annual Report 2016.
7 Apr 2017 941 Views

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 1761 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 1021 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 1115 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 1169 Views