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2021-2-5
Event
Build a Secure Cyberspace – “Secure Use of Mobile Devices” Webinar
Organised by Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) / Hong Kong Police Force / Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre
2021-1-25
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (18 January 2021 – 24 January 2021)
- Hacking e-readers through multiple vulnerabilities
- DDoS attacks through RDP services
2021-1-22
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2021-1-20
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A21-01-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Oracle Java and Oracle Products (January 2021)
Oracle has released the Critical Patch Update (CPU) Advisory with collections of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities found in Java SE and various Oracle products.
2021-1-19
Security Related News
HKPC Urges Enterprises for Cyber Security Strategy for the New Normal and New Technologies
The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) today urged enterprises to quickly put in place cyber security strategy for the new normal and new technologies, in order to combat an anticipated surge in cyber attacks in 2021 arising from accelerated digital transformation amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the use of emerging technologies such as 5G communications, Internet of Things (IoT) and AI.
2021-1-19
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2021-1-18 to
2021-2-1
Event
“Secure Use of Mobile Devices” Sticker Design Contest - Public voting for the “Most Favourite Online Award”
Organised by Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) / Hong Kong Police Force / Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre
2021-1-18
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (11 January 2021 – 17 January 2021)
- DNS over HTTPS (DoH) as a double-edged sword
- Patches to Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products
2021-1-18
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A21-01-03): Vulnerability in Apache Tomcat
Apache Software Foundation has released a security advisory to address a vulnerability in the Apache Tomcat.
2021-1-15
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to United Overseas Bank Ltd.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by United Overseas Bank Ltd. on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2021-1-14
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2021-1-13
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A21-01-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (January 2021)
Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.
2021-1-11
Security Related News
Instant Messaging App Changes its Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, Privacy Commissioner Appeals to Users to Carefully Consider the New Terms
The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (Privacy Commissioner), Ms Ada CHUNG Lai-ling, noted that an instant messaging app widely used in Hong Kong (the messaging app) had recently announced changes to its Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
2021-1-11
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspected fraudulent website
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to a suspected fraudulent website with the domain name https://eastechbank[.]com/. The website is operated by an alleged Eastech International Bank N.D.
2021-1-11
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (4 January 2021 – 10 January 2021)
- Malware uses BSSID to find out the geolocation of infected hosts
- Replace deprecated TLS protocol configurations now
2021-1-8
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2021-1-7
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A21-01-01): Vulnerability in Firefox
Mozilla has published a security advisory (MFSA 2021-01) to address a vulnerability in Firefox browser.
2021-1-7
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website and phishing email related to Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited on fraudulent website and phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2021-1-6
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile applications related to Fusion Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Fusion Bank Limited on suspicious mobile applications (Apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2021-1-6
Security Related News
LCQ2: Crimes of online financial fraud
Following is a question by the Hon Chan Kin-por and a reply by the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Mr Christopher Hui, in the Legislative Council today (January 6)…
2021-1-5
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Hang Seng Bank, Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Hang Seng Bank, Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2021-1-4
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (28 December 2020 – 3 January 2021)
- “Swatting” with compromised home devices
- Cross layer attacks through flawed random number generator