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Hong Kong Cyber Drill Strengthens Local Readiness against Targeted Attacks

       With a surge in targeted attacks, Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) today (8 November 2013) conducted a territory-wide drill to raise the readiness of local critical Internet infrastructure providers and mobile network operators against such...
8 Nov 2013 1533 Views

HKCERT Calls for Heightened Security Measures against Cyber Threats

Amid increasing public concern over cyber threats, the local information security watchdog - the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) advises enterprises and Internet users to keep their security measures up to date, and guard against rising attacks on web servers and mobile...
2 Aug 2013 2194 Views

HKCERT Annual Report 2012

Please click to download HKCERT Annual Report 2012
4 Mar 2013 609 Views

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 2248 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 1915 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 2216 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 2897 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 3306 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 2507 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 2223 Views