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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 2384 Views

HKCERT Annual Report 2015

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18 Mar 2016 719 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 1586 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 1900 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 1398 Views

HKCERT Annual Report 2014

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11 Mar 2015 1248 Views

HKPC Warns of Intensive Cyber Attacks in 2015

Information security experts at the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) today (12 January 2015) urged enterprises and Internet users to strengthen their vigilance against an anticipated surge in large-scale and intensive attacks targeting mobile and Internet devices, and servers.   The advice came...
12 Jan 2015 1931 Views

HKCERT Conducts Territory-wide Cyber Security Drill

With increasing targeted and financially-motivated cyber attacks, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council today (31 October 2014) conducted a territory-wide security drill to enhance the readiness of local critical Internet infrastructure...
31 Oct 2014 1931 Views

HKCERT Urges the Public not to Participate in Cyber Attacks

The Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council today (6 October 2014) reminded the public that participating in cyber attacks is a criminal offence.HKCERT issued the warning after several people have been arrested by the Police...
6 Oct 2014 1222 Views

HKCERT warns of Web Defacement Attacks Targeting Hong Kong

Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT), which is operated by the Hong Kong Productivity Council warns the public to be vigilant to cyber attacks targeting their IT infrastructure. Web defacement in Hong Kong is discovered. As of 7:00pm today Oct 2...
2 Oct 2014 2309 Views