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2020-11-6 to
2020-11-8
Event
Hong Kong Cyber Security New Generation Capture the Flag Challenge 2020
Organised by Hong Kong Productivity Council / Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre
2020-10-15
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-10-15
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-10-03): Vulnerability in SonicWall Products
SonicWall released a security advisory to address a buffer overflow vulnerability in SonicOS which is the operating system for SonicWall firewalls.
2020-10-14
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-10-14
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-10-02): Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player
Adobe has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player.
2020-10-14
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-10-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (October 2020)
Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.
2020-10-13
Security Related News
HKCERT - Security Blog: Ransomware: Double Extortion Attacks Continued - Intrusion via Exploiting VPN Gateway Vulnerability
During the back-to-school season, HKCERT noticed that ransomware attacks have been targeting educational institutions all over the world while the trend of double extortion attacks continued. Related ransomware, such as Maze and Netwalker, were also very active. Users must stay vigilant.
2020-10-12
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.
2020-10-12
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (5 October 2020 – 11 October 2020)
- Vulnerabilities found in anti-malware tools
- TV remote as a spying device
2020-10-8
Event
CSA HKM Knowledge Sharing Event – October 2020
Organised by Cloud Security Alliance Hong Kong & Macau Chapter
2020-10-8
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile application related to Livi Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Livi Bank Limited on suspicious mobile application (App), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-10-8
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to The Bank of East Asia, Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Bank of East Asia, Limited on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-10-6
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
he Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-10-5
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile applications related to Airstar Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Airstar Bank Limited on suspicious mobile applications (Apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-10-5
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (28 September 2020 – 4 October 2020)
- Phishing pages with CAPTCHAs
- Be aware of cryptojacking
2020-9-28
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-09-08): Multiple Vulnerabilities in FortiGate and FortiOS
FortiNet released security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities in FortiGate and FortiOS software.
2020-9-28
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (21 September 2020 – 27 September 2020)
- Critical vulnerability in Windows Netlogon Remote Protocol
- Defending against fileless malware
- Security issues related to QR codes
2020-9-25
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Airstar Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Airstar Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-25
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-09-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Products
Cisco released security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco products running Cisco IOS and IOS XE.
2020-9-24
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website and phishing email related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on fraudulent website and phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-24
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile application related to Mox Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Mox Bank Limited on suspicious mobile application (App), which has been reported to the HKMA
2020-9-23
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-09-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
Mozilla has published two security advisories (MFSA 2020-42 and MFSA 2020-43) to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox browser.
2020-9-22 to
2020-9-25
Event
2020-9-22
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-22
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing WhatsApp message 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 phishing WhatsApp message, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-21
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites related to China CITIC Bank International Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by China CITIC Bank International Limited on fraudulent websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-21
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://www[dot]wangshuonline[dot]com.
2020-9-21
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (14 September 2020 – 20 September 2020)
- Credential stuffing on the rise
- Useful guidance on mitigating ransomware
2020-9-18
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-09-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Citrix Products
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Citrix Application Delivery Controller, Citrix Gateway and Citrix SD-WAN WANOP.
2020-9-17
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-09-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Drupal
Drupal has released security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities in Drupal Core.
2020-9-17
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-09-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS and iPadOS
Apple has released iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 to fix multiple vulnerabilities in various Apple devices.
2020-9-17
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile application related to WeLab Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by WeLab Bank Limited on suspicious mobile application (App), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-17
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Airstar Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Airstar Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-14
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (7 September 2020 – 13 September 2020)
- Malicious Excel files bypass security screening
- A survey on identity security
2020-9-10
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - HKMA alerts public on bogus messages
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) received an enquiry from the public about the HKMA demanding for charges on money transfer through instant messaging application LINE. The HKMA wishes to clarify that it does not impose charges of any kind on money transfer.
2020-9-10
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-09-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Palo Alto PAN-OS
Palo Alto has published security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities in PAN-OS.
2020-9-9
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-09-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (September 2020)
Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.
2020-9-7
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile application (App) related to ZA Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by ZA Bank Limited on suspicious App, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-7
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (31 August 2020 – 6 September 2020)
- Ransomware attacks with penetration testing tools
- Blocking Internet access to unsafe network services
2020-9-3
Event
CSA HKM Knowledge Sharing Event – September 2020
Organised by Cloud Security Alliance Hong Kong & Macau Chapter
2020-9-3
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile applications related to DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited on suspicious mobile applications (Apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-3
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-2
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Livi Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Livi Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-2
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to China CITIC Bank International Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by China CITIC Bank International Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-2
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website 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 fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-2
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile applications related to Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) Limited on suspicious mobile applications (Apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-9-1
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile applications related to Airstar Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Airstar Bank Limited on suspicious mobile applications (Apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-8-31
Security Related News
HKCERT - Security Blog: Beware of Latest DDoS Extortion Attacks
In the past weeks, various financial organisations over the world have been on the receving end of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) extortion attacks, with disruption to their online service.
2020-8-31
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-08-09): Vulnerability in Cisco Products
Cisco released a security advisory to address a vulnerability in Cisco IOS XR software.
2020-8-31
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (24 August 2020 – 30 August 2020)
- Worldwide ransom denial of service (RDoS) attacks
- Top three ways of ransomware attacks against enterprises
- Malware pre-installed on mobile phones
2020-8-31
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Bank of Singapore Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of Singapore Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA
2020-8-28 to
2020-9-11
Event
The 12th InfoSecurity Virtual Summit 2020
Organised by Market Intelligence Group Limited
2020-8-27
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-08-08): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Pulse Secure Products
Pulse Secure released security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities in the Pulse Connect Secure and Pulse Policy Secure server software.
2020-8-27
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-08-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Products
Cisco released 7 security advisories to address vulnerabilities in Cisco products running FXOS and NX-OS as well as those in Cisco Nexus 3000 and 9000 series switches.
2020-8-26
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-08-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
Mozilla has published three security advisories (MFSA 2020-36, MFSA 2020-37 and MFSA 2020-38) to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox browser.
2020-8-24 to
2020-12-7
Event
Build a Secure Cyberspace 2020 – “Secure Use of Mobile Devices” Sticker Design Contest
Organised by Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) / Hong Kong Police Force / Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre
2020-8-24
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://trustfundalliance[dot]com.
2020-8-24
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (17 August 2020 – 23 August 2020)
- Digitally signed Windows files being spoofed by GlueBall
- Duri: An HTML smuggling campaign
2020-8-21
Event
Half-Day Workshop - Coaching Techniques for Audit & Risk Management Professionals
Organised by Information Systems Audit and Control Association, China Hong Kong Chapter
2020-8-21
Security Related News
Government further promotes cross-sector cyber security information sharing
The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) announced today (August 21) that the Partnership Programme for Cyber Security Information Sharing, also known as Cybersec Infohub, will be formalised from September 1 onwards.
2020-8-21
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile applications (Apps) related to WeLab Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by WeLab Bank Limited on suspicious Apps, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-8-21
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile applications related to Chong Hing Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Chong Hing Bank Limited on suspicious mobile applications (Apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-8-21
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-08-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in ISC BIND
ISC has released security updates to fix multiple security vulnerabilities in BIND.
2020-8-20
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile application related to Livi Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Livi Bank Limited on suspicious mobile application (Apps) which has been reported to the HKMA
2020-8-20
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to The Bank of East Asia, Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Bank of East Asia, Limited on a fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-8-19
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites 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 websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-8-18
Security Related News
HKCERT - Security Blog: Learn About Personal VPN Services, Protect Online Privacy and Security
This blog not only examines personal VPN services in-depth but also helps users understand the principles of VPN technology and the security features provided by personal VPN services so that this technology can be used correctly.
2020-8-17
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile applications related to Livi Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Livi Bank Limited on suspicious mobile applications (Apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-8-17
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (10 August 2020 – 16 August 2020)
- Securing satellite broadband communications
- Email authentication could be compromised in eighteen ways
2020-8-17
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-08-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apache HTTP Server
The Apache Software Foundation released a security update to address multiple vulnerabilities in the HTTP Server and its modules, including mod_proxy_uwsgi and mod_http2.
2020-8-14
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Bank of Singapore Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of Singapore Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-8-14
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites 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 websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-8-14
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-08-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apache Struts
Apache has released the security bulletins (S2-059, S2-060) to address the vulnerabilities in Apache Struts
2020-8-13
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Livi Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Livi Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-8-12
Security Related News
HKCERT - Security Blog: Hong Kong Security Watch Report (Q2 2020)
HKCERT is pleased to bring to you the "Hong Kong Security Watch Report" for the second quarter of 2020.
2020-8-12
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-08-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader/Acrobat
Security updates are released for Adobe Reader and Acrobat to address multiple vulnerabilities.
2020-8-12
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-08-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (August 2020)
Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.
2020-8-10
Event
Data Privacy Assessment and ISO/IEC 27701 Webinar
Organised by Professional Information Security Association
2020-8-10
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (3 August 2020 – 9 August 2020)
- Guidance on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data protection
- Birth of the Open Source Security Foundation
2020-8-6
Event
CSA HKM Knowledge Sharing Event – Aug 2020
Organised by Cloud Security Alliance Hong Kong & Macau Chapter
2020-8-6
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website and phishing email 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 and phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-8-4
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile applications related to WeLab Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by WeLab Bank Limited on suspicious mobile applications (Apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-8-3
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile application 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 suspicious mobile application (App), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-8-3
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (27 July 2020 – 2 August 2020)
- Email account takeover
- Network protocols abused for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks
- 香港及新加坡警方聯合搗破跨國釣魚電郵詐騙集團
2020-7-31
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile application related to banks
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to press releases issued by the following banks (refer to Annex) on suspicious mobile applications (Apps), which have been reported to the HKMA.
2020-7-31
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing emails 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 phishing emails, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-7-30
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to The Bank of East Asia, Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Bank of East Asia, Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-7-29
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-07-09): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
Mozilla has published three security advisories (MFSA 2020-30, MFSA 2020-31 and MFSA 2020-32) to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox browser.
2020-7-27
Event
Half-Day Workshop - Don’t poke the lion! A cyber-attack case-study deep-dive.
Organised by Information Systems Audit and Control Association, China Hong Kong Chapter
2020-7-27
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-7-27
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.
2020-7-27
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (20 July 2020 – 26 July 2020)
- Scammers behind public clouds
- ThiefQuest malware targeting macOS devices
2020-7-24
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-07-08): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Products
Cisco released security advisories to address vulnerabilities in the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software as well as in the Treck IP stack implementation.
2020-7-23
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website and suspicious mobile application related to DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited on fraudulent website and suspicious mobile application (App), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-7-23
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile application related to ZA Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by ZA Bank Limited on suspicious mobile application (App), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-7-20 to
2020-7-24
Event
2020-7-20
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd. on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-7-20
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (13 July 2020 – 19 July 2020)
- Password guidelines for reference
- Data at risk due to client-side web attacks
- Fix the SIGRed bug on Windows Domain Name System (DNS) Server
2020-7-16
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Livi Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Livi Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-7-16
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-07-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS and iPadOS
Apple has released iOS 13.6 and iPadOS 13.6 to fix multiple vulnerabilities in various Apple devices.
2020-7-15
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Airstar Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Airstar Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-7-15
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-07-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Oracle Java and Oracle Products (July 2020)
Oracle has released Critical Patch Update (CPU) Advisory with collections of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities found in Java SE and various Oracle products.
2020-7-15
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-07-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (July 2020)
Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.
2020-7-13 to
2020-7-22
Event
HKPC Academy - Cyber Threat Intelligence Training Series
Organised by Hong Kong Productivity Council
2020-7-13
Security Related News
HKCERT - Security Blog: Ransomware Evolved: Double Extortion and Fake Decryptor
Ransomware is among the most detrimental and wide-spread cyber security threats. Hackers are using it to encrypt files on the user's device and demand ransom payments for file decryption…
2020-7-13
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (6 July 2020 – 12 July 2020)
- Home router security
- Decommissioned subdomains risk hijacking for frauds
- Secure use of public cloud platform
2020-7-9
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 http://www[dot]macauoscuhk[dot]com.
2020-7-9
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing emails related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on phishing emails, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-7-8
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-07-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Citrix Products
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Citrix Application Delivery Controller, Citrix Gateway and Citrix SD-WAN WANOP.
2020-7-6
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to ZA Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by ZA Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-7-6
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites related to Bank of Singapore Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of Singapore Limited on fraudulent websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-7-6
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-7-6
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (29 June 2020 – 5 July 2020)
- Doubled remote desktop brute-forcing in pandemic lockdown
- Concern for Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificate security risks
2020-7-3
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-07-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in F5 BIG-IP
F5 has published security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities in the Traffic Management User Interface (TMUI) of F5 BIG-IP system.
2020-7-2
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-07-02): Vulnerability in Palo Alto PAN-OS
Palo Alto has published a security advisory to address a Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) authentication vulnerability in PAN-OS.
2020-7-2
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-07-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
Mozilla has published two security advisories (MFSA 2020-24 and MFSA 2020-25) to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox browser.
2020-6-30
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites related to Bank of Singapore Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of Singapore Limited on fraudulent websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-29
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to China CITIC Bank International Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by China CITIC Bank International Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-29
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-06-11): Vulnerability in Apache Tomcat
Apache Software Foundation has released new versions of Apache Tomcat 8.5 and 9 to address a vulnerability in the Apache Tomcat.
2020-6-29
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (22 June 2020 – 28 June 2020)
- Global Privacy Benchmarks Survey
- Printers exposed on the Internet
2020-6-26
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites related to Livi Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Livi Bank Limited on fraudulent websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-24
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-06-10): Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware Products
VMware has published a security advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities in VMware products.
2020-6-22
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Bank of Communications (Hong Kong) Limited
he Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of Communications (Hong Kong) Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-22
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (15 June 2020 – 21 June 2020)
- Web skimming on international retail chains
- Protect your domain
2020-6-19
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-19
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.
2020-6-18
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Bank of Singapore Limited
 The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of Singapore Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-18
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to OCBC Wing Hang Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by OCBC Wing Hang Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-18
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-06-09): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Drupal
Drupal has released security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities in Drupal Core.
2020-6-17
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites related to Livi VB Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Livi VB Limited on fraudulent websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-15
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (8 June 2020 – 14 June 2020)
- Proven SMB exploitations of Windows systems
- New Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) vulnerability
2020-6-11
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to ZA Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by ZA Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-11
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website and phishing email related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on fraudulent website and phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-10
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-06-08): Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player
Adobe has released security updates to address a vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player.
2020-6-10
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-06-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (June 2020)
Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.
2020-6-9
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-8 to
2020-6-12
Event
2020-6-8
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.
2020-6-8
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (1 June 2020 – 7 June 2020)
- Mind drive-by-downloads when browsing
- Seizure of a whole cloud infrastructure enabled by an injection vulnerability
2020-6-4
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - IRD alerts public on fraudulent website and fake email account
The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) today (June 4) alerted members of the public to a fraudulent website with the domain name "http://ird-govhk[.]info/www[.]ird[.]gov[.]hk" and the fake email account "taxfaq@ird-govhk[.]info". The IRD has no connection with the fraudulent website and the email account.
2020-6-4
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites related to Bank of Singapore Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of Singapore Limited on fraudulent websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-4
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-06-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Products
Cisco released 38 security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco products running Cisco IOS, IOS XE, IOS XR, NX-OS software and Cisco IOx application environment.
2020-6-3
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-3
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website and phishing email 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 and phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-3
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites related to Livi VB Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Livi VB Limited on fraudulent websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-3
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-06-05): Vulnerabilities in Android
Google has released Android Security Bulletin June 2020 to fix multiple security vulnerabilities in Android operating system.
2020-6-3
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-06-04): Vulnerability in Cisco Products
Cisco released security advisory to address a vulnerability in Cisco NX-OS Software.
2020-6-3
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-06-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
Mozilla has published two security advisories (MFSA 2020-20 and MFSA 2020-21) to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox browser.
2020-6-3
Security Related News
LCQ6: Protection of consumers' rights of online shoppers
Following is a question by the Hon Andrew Wan and a written reply by the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Edward Yau, in the Legislative Council today (June 3)…
2020-6-2
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to OCBC Wing Hang Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by OCBC Wing Hang Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-2
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to China CITIC Bank International Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by China CITIC Bank International Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-6-2
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-06-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware Products
VMware has published a security advisory to address a Time-of-check Time-of-use (TOCTOU) issue in the service opener, an issue in the shader functionality and a memory leak vulnerability in the VMCI module.
2020-6-2
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-06-01): Vulnerability in Apple iOS and iPadOS
Apple has released iOS 13.5.1 and iPadOS 13.5.1 to fix a security vulnerability in various Apple devices.
2020-6-1
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (25 May 2020 – 31 May 2020)
- RangeAmp attacks on websites and CDN servers
- 2020 DevSecOps Survey
2020-6-1
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to Bank of Taiwan
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of Taiwan on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-27
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to The Bank of East Asia, Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Bank of East Asia, Limited on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-27
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-27
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-27
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-05-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS and iPadOS
Apple has released iOS 12.4.7, iOS 13.5 and iPadOS 13.5 to fix multiple security vulnerabilities in various Apple devices.
2020-5-26
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites related to Livi VB Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Livi VB Limited on fraudulent websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-25
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (18 May 2020 – 24 May 2020)
- Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices subject to man-in-the-middle attacks
- Leaving employees or contractors involved in 60% of insider incidents
- New Domain Name System (DNS) vulnerability leading to denial-of-service (DoS) attacks
2020-5-25
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Livi VB Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Livi VB Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-22
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-05-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Drupal
Drupal has released security advisories to address cross site scripting and open redirect vulnerabilities in the jQuery library and the "drupal_goto" function of Drupal Core.
2020-5-21
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile application (App) related to Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) Limited on suspicious App, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-20
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-05-04): Vulnerability in ISC BIND
A vulnerability was found in Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) BIND software.
2020-5-20
Security Related News
HKCERT - Security Blog: Hong Kong Security Watch Report (Q1 2020)
The Hong Kong Security Watch Report aims to raise public awareness of the problem of compromised systems in Hong Kong, enabling them to make better decision in information security.
2020-5-19
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-19
Security Related News
Privacy Commissioner Investigates Recent Doxxing of Government Officials, Legislative Council Security Personnels, Teachers and Students
The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (Privacy Commissioner), Mr Stephen Kai-yi WONG expressed concerns about a U-shape rebound of deplorable doxxing, particularly about 30 recent cases involving Government officials, Legislative Council security personnels, teachers and students.
2020-5-19
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Shanghai Commercial Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Shanghai Commercial Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-18
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (11 May 2020 – 17 May 2020)
- Secure WordPress websites against plugin vulnerabilities
- 香港企業網絡保安仍有待改善
2020-5-15
Security Related News
Hong Kong Customs combats online sale of infringing HKDSE Examination teaching notes
Hong Kong Customs yesterday (May 14) conducted an operation to combat the online sale of infringing teaching notes for the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination.
2020-5-14
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://dinosaurciti[dot]com.
2020-5-13
Security Related News
HKCERT - Security Blog: "SSH Hong Kong Enterprise Cyber Security Readiness Index Survey" Down 2.4 Points to 46.9 Staying Vigilant for Cyber Threats in Stormy Times
The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) released the latest results of the “SSH Hong Kong Enterprise Cyber Security Readiness Index Survey”, which reports an Overall Index at 46.9 (maximum being 100), a slight decrease of 2.4 from the survey last year.
2020-5-13
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - PCPD Warns Against Phishing Email and Fraudulent Website
The office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (PCPD) would like to alert members of the public to the following phishing email and fraudulent website. The email was not issued by the PCPD and the website was not set up by the PCPD.
2020-5-13
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites related to Livi VB Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Livi VB Limited on fraudulent websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-13
Security Related News
LCQ7: Distribution of pornography and obscene articles in social media groups
Following is a question by the Hon Yung Hoi-yan and a written reply by the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Edward Yau, in the Legislative Council today (May 13)…
2020-5-13
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-05-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader/Acrobat
Security updates are released for Adobe Reader and Acrobat to address multiple vulnerabilities.
2020-5-13
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-05-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (May 2020)
Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.
2020-5-12
Event
IT 人疫景求生自強版の2 Survival During The Epidemic Part II -The Struggling of Using Video Conferencing Tools
Organised by Professional Information Security Association / (ISC)² Hong Kong Chapter
2020-5-11
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (4 May 2020 – 10 May 2020)
- CursedChrome as a proof-of-concept malicious browser extension
- A look into the effectiveness of cyber security investments
2020-5-8
Event
Build a Secure Cyberspace 2020 - “Cyber Security Challenges in the Pandemic” Webinar
Organised by Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) / Hong Kong Police Force / Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre
2020-5-8
Security Related News
HKCERT - Security Blog: HKCERT Releases New Study to Raise Security Awareness of ZigBee Devices
ZigBee, as one of the wireless technologies with low-power consumption and a simple set-up, has been widely adopted in the development and market application of IoT devices…
2020-5-6
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-05-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
Mozilla has published two security advisories (MFSA 2020-16 and MFSA 2020-17) to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox browser.
2020-5-6
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing emails related to BNP Paribas
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by BNP Paribas on phishing emails, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-5
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites related to Airstar Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Airstar Bank Limited on fraudulent websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-5
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-5
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to ZA Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by ZA Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-4
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (27 April 2020 – 3 May 2020)
- Formjacking as a threat to online shopping
- Android-based malware evolved for mobile ransomware attacks
- Zero-click bugs on Apple operating systems
2020-5-4
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspected fraudulent website: https://hcbankltd[dot]com/
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://hcbankltd[dot]com.
2020-5-4
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Tai Yau Bank, Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Tai Yau Bank, Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-5-4
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to WeLab Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by WeLab Bank Limited on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-4-29
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.
2020-4-28
Security Related News
HKCERT - Security Blog: Beware of Attacks on Remote Access Services
HKCERT urges organisations to raise their awareness of the risks relating to remote access services, and immediately implement necessary security measures and conduct security assessments to ensure that these services are used in a safe manner.
2020-4-28
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-04-06): Vulnerability in Sophos XG Firewall
Sophos has released a security hotfix to address a SQL injection vulnerability in Sophos XG Firewall firmware.
2020-4-28
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-04-05): Vulnerability in Squid
Squid has published a security advisory (SQUID-2020:4) to address an integer overflow vulnerability.
2020-4-23
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing emails related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on phishing emails, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-4-22 to
2020-4-23
Event
2020-4-22
Security Related News
LCQ7: Information security measures of the Government
Following is a question by the Hon Yung Hoi-yan and a written reply by the Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Nicholas W Yang, in the Legislative Council today (April 22)…
2020-4-21
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to CTBC Bank Co., Ltd.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by CTBC Bank Co., Ltd. on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-4-20
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (13 April 2020 – 19 April 2020)
- Common threats to cloud security
- Additional cyber risks for Work from Home 
2020-4-20
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website and phishing SMS message related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on fraudulent website and phishing SMS message, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-4-17
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 http://clippercoin[dot]com/#/programIndex.
2020-4-17
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Bank of Singapore Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of Singapore Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-4-15
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-04-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Oracle Java and Oracle Products (April 2020)
Oracle has released Critical Patch Update (CPU) Advisory with collections of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities found in Java SE and various Oracle products. 
2020-4-15
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-04-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (April 2020)
Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components. These security updates addressed multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities that are under active exploitation.
2020-4-15
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to Bank of Taiwan
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of Taiwan on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-4-14
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (6 April 2020 – 12 April 2020)
- Cyber criminals hidden behind SSL certificates
- How xHelper Trojan stays immortal on Android devices
2020-4-9
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website and phishing email related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on fraudulent website and phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-4-8
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-04-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
Mozilla has published two security advisories (MFSA 2020-12, MFSA 2020-13) to address multiple vulnerabilities in Firefox browser.
2020-4-6
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-04-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
Mozilla has published the security advisory (MFSA 2020-11) to address the use-after-free vulnerabilities in Firefox browser.
2020-4-6
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (30 March 2020 – 5 April 2020)
- A giant hotel chain's another big data breach within two years
- Remote access Trojan spread across industries through the supply chain
2020-4-3
Security Related News
Cyber Security Campaign - Security Settings and Recommendations on "Zoom"
Cyber Security Campaign website offers the Security Settings and Recommendations on “Zoom”
2020-4-2
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.
2020-4-2
Security Related News
HKCERT - Security Blog: HKCERT proposes 10 measures to secure Zoom Meetings
HKCERT advises the public to take the following security measures if applicable to protect the meeting in Zoom...
2020-4-1
Security Related News
PCPD – Zoom Data Security Incident
The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong, Mr Stephen Kai-yi WONG noted that overseas users of Zoom, including governments, have been warned about the risks of the use of the app.
2020-4-1
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on fraudulent websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-3-31
Security Related News
HKCERT - Security Blog: HKCERT Releases New Study to Raise Security Awareness of Wi-Fi Devices
The applications of the Internet of Things (IoT) are becoming more diverse with the rapid development of wireless technology...
2020-3-31
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to China CITIC Bank International Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by China CITIC Bank International Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-3-30
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (23 March 2020 – 29 March 2020)
- Proliferation of hacking tools against industrial control systems
- Mobile malware targeting Hong Kong iOS users
2020-3-30
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-3-27
Security Related News
OGCIO clarifies online rumours
In response to online rumours about potential security risk in the StayHomeSafe system, a spokesman for the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer made the following clarification today (March 27)…
2020-3-27
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-03-09): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Red Hat JBoss
Red Hat has released new versions of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform to address multiple vulnerabilities in the Apache JServ Protocol (AJP), Apache Thrift and OpenSSL security provider.
2020-3-25
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-03-08): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS and iPadOS 
Apple has released iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4 to fix multiple security vulnerabilities in various Apple devices. 
2020-3-24
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-03-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the Microsoft Windows Adobe Type Manager library. 
2020-3-24
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email 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 phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-3-23
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (16 March 2020 – 22 March 2020)
- Ransomware deployment trends
- Mind the risks of virtual meetings
2020-3-19
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-03-06): Vulnerability in Drupal
Drupal has released a security update to fix the vulnerability in the third-party CKEditor library. 
2020-3-19
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email 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 phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-3-18
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-03-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader/Acrobat
Security updates are released for Adobe Reader and Acrobat to address multiple vulnerabilities.
2020-3-17 to
2020-3-25
Event
2020-3-17
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-03-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware Products
VMware has published a security advisory to address use-after-free vulnerability in vmnetdhcp, improper file permissions in Cortado Thinprint, and improper protection for the configuration files of the VMware USB arbitration service.
2020-3-15
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (9 March 2020 – 15 March 2020)
- Time to deploy multi-factor authentication
- Conficker revives on Internet of Things
2020-3-13
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing emails related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on phishing emails, which has been reported to the HKMA
2020-3-12
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to OCBC Wing Hang Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by OCBC Wing Hang Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-3-11
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-03-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
Mozilla has published two security advisories to address multiple browser vulnerabilities.
2020-3-11
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-03-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (March 2020)
Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components. Reports indicate that active exploitation against the vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange Server for remote code execution have been observed. Microsoft also identified a new vulnerability in its Server Message Block 3.1.1 (SMBv3) protocol.
2020-3-9 to
2020-3-12
Event
Cyber Security Workshop: Red / Blue Team Pentest Kungfu Series
Organised by Hong Kong Productivity Council
2020-3-9
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (2 March 2020 – 8 March 2020)
- SurfingAttack: exploitation of mobile phones by ultrasound across tables- Robot vacuum cleaners may leave consumers' privacy at risk
2020-3-6
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-03-01): Vulnerability in Point-to-Point Protocol Daemon (pppd)
A vulnerability was found in Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) packet processing in eap_request and eap_response of the pppd (Point-to-Point Protocol Daemon).
2020-3-6
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.
2020-3-5
Security Related News
HKCERT – Security Blog: HKCERT Releases New Study to Raise Security Awareness of Bluetooth Low Energy Devices
Among various wireless technologies, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) has become one of the most widely used wireless technology for IoT devices due to its low power consumption, low cost and feasibility on applications.
2020-3-4
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://ofchk[dot]com/index-en[dot]htm.
2020-3-2
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (24 February 2020 – 1 March 2020)
- Be ready for handling a data breach
- Recommended use of longer passwords
2020-2-28
Security Related News
HKCERT – Security Blog: HKCERT Released Guideline for Upgrading TLS to Secure Versions
In March of 2020, insecure versions of the protocol TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 will approach end-of-support. For the sake of security, IT infrastructure supported by TLS needs to be upgraded to the secure versions of TLS 1.2 and TLS 1.3…
2020-2-28
Security Related News
HKCERT – Security Blog: Beware of Juice Jacking when Charging Mobile Phones at Public Charging Stations
Known as “juice jacking”, hackers would load malwares on charging stations or cables they leave plugged in at the stations through special USB devices so they could infect the phones of unsuspecting users…
2020-2-28
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 http://hk[dot]alisteronlines[dot]com/.
2020-2-27
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Public urged to stay alert to emails purported to be issued by CE's Office
A spokesman for the Chief Executive's Office today (February 27) appealed to members of the public to stay alert to fraudulent emails purported to be issued by the Chief Executive's Office.
2020-2-27
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-02-08): Vulnerability in Broadcom and Cypress Wireless Chipset
ESET has published a security report revealing technical details about a vulnerability in FullMAC wireless chipset manufactured by Broadcom and Cypress.
2020-2-27
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-02-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Google Chrome
Google released a security update to address multiple vulnerabilities in ICU, streams and V8 of the Google Chrome.
2020-2-26
Security Related News
PCPD – The Use of Information on Social Media for Tracking Potential Carriers of COVID-19
In response to media enquiry about the use of information on social media for tracking potential carriers of COVID-19, the office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) makes the following response...
2020-2-25
Security Related News
HKCERT – Security Blog: Beware of "Are you available?" phishing scam email
HKCERT has recently noticed that some students from local universities have received a phishing scam email with the subject "Are you available?". 
2020-2-25
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile application related to Bank of Singapore Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of Singapore Limited on suspicious mobile application (App), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-2-25
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Tai Yau Bank, Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Tai Yau Bank, Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-2-24
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (17 February 2020 – 23 February 2020)
- Firmware security for peripheral devices
- Credential stuffing attacks on application programming interfaces (APIs) 
2020-2-24
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-02-06): Vulnerability in Apache Tomcat
Apache Software Foundation has released new versions of Apache Tomcat 7, 8.5 and 9 to address a vulnerability in the Apache JServ Protocol (AJP).
2020-2-21
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Hospital Authority appeals to stay alert against fraudulent emails
The Hospital Authority (HA) today (February 21) appeals to members of the public to stay alert against fraudulent act to collect information and request for quotations on behalf of HA.
2020-2-20
Security Related News
HKCERT – Security Blog: Six Security Tips for Home Office
To address the issue, Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) has summarized some security tips for companies and those employees working at home to refer to and implement... 
2020-2-20
Security Related News
HKCERT – Security Blog: Assessing the Security of Remote Access Services Guideline
This guideline aims to give companies some useful tips in identifying a remote access service sufficient enough to fulfil both their operating and security needs.
2020-2-19
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites 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 websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-2-19
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to ZA Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by ZA Bank Limited on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-2-17
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (10 February 2020 – 16 February 2020)
- Google Chrome stops Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) downloads
- Potential distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks from 12,000 servers 
2020-2-13
Event
CPD Seminar - Apply AI to Cybersecurity
Organised by Information Systems Audit and Control Association, China Hong Kong Chapter
2020-2-12
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-02-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
Mozilla has published two security advisories (MFSA 2020-05 and MFSA 2020-06) to address multiple browser vulnerabilities. 
2020-2-12
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-02-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Reader/Acrobat
Security updates are released for Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Reader/Acrobat to address multiple vulnerabilities. 
2020-2-12
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-02-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (February 2020) 
Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components. 
2020-2-12
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-2-11
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-02-02): Vulnerability in Android
A vulnerability called BlueFrag was found in some Android systems.
2020-2-11
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-02-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Products
Cisco released security advisories to address the vulnerabilities in the Cisco Discovery Protocol implementation of several Cisco products.
2020-2-10 to
2020-2-14
Event
2020-2-10
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (3 February 2020 – 9 February 2020)
- Know what Internet of Things (IoT) devices are connected to your network
- Mitigating cloud vulnerabilities
2020-2-6
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-2-4
Security Related News
HKCERT – Security Blog: Watch out for Phishing Attacks Using False Information on Infectious Disease
When many countries are doing their best to combat the novel coronavirus, cyber security researchers have found that hacker groups have been preying on the fears of human to launch a new round of malicious spam (malspam) attacks to spread the Emotet trojan.
2020-2-4
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile application related to Bank of Singapore Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of Singapore Limited on suspicious application (App), which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-2-3
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (27 January 2020 – 2 February 2020)
- Strong data privacy practices make profit
- Implementation faults lead to vulnerable LoRaWAN networks
2020-1-31
Security Related News
HKCERT – Security Blog: Hong Kong Security Watch Report (Q4 2019)
HKCERT is pleased to bring to you the "Hong Kong Security Watch Report" for the fourth quarter of 2019.
2020-1-31
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Alert on Fraudulent Website
Hong Kong Interbank Clearing Limited (HKICL) would like to alert members of the public of a fraudulent website impersonating HKICL’s official website:interbanksettlementshk[dot]com
2020-1-29
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-01-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS and iPadOS
Microsoft has published a security advisory (ADV200001) to mitigate a remote code execution vulnerability in the JScript.dll of the Microsoft Internet Explorer.
2020-1-29
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (20 January 2020 – 26 January 2020)
- FTCODE Ransomware upgraded to steal credentials
- Underground markets selling access to managed service providers 
2020-1-21
Event
CPD Seminar - How Blockchain Solves a Real Business Problem
Organised by Information Systems Audit and Control Association, China Hong Kong Chapter
2020-1-20
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-01-05): Vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer
Microsoft has published a security advisory (ADV200001) to mitigate a remote code execution vulnerability in the JScript.dll of the Microsoft Internet Explorer.
2020-1-20
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (13 January 2020 – 19 January 2020)
- Mind juice jacking on your mobile devices
- Top 10 API security risks
2020-1-17
Security Related News
HKCERT – Security Blog: Patch three critical Windows vulnerabilities immediately to prevent potential cyber attack
Microsoft recently released its monthly Patch Tuesday for January 2020. There are three critical vulnerabilities in two of its application components which demand attention and immediate action…
2020-1-17
Security Related News
HKCERT – Security Blog: Critical Citrix Application Delivery Controller Vulnerability Alert
Multinational software and clouding computing company Citrix recently disclosed a vulnerability (CVE-2019-19781) in its application delivery controller (ADC) products.
2020-1-16
Security Related News
HKPC Urges for Greater Vigilance Against New Technologies-related Cyber Attacks
(Hong Kong, 16 January 2020) The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) today urged enterprises and the public to keep up their vigilance against an anticipated surge in cyber attacks arising from the use of new technologies…
2020-1-15
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A20-01-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Oracle Java and Oracle Products (January 2020)
Oracle has released Critical Patch Update (CPU) Advisory with collections of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities found in Java SE and various Oracle products.
2020-1-15
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-01-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (January 2020)
Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.
2020-1-14
Security Related News
HKCERT – Security Blog: Implementing IoT Security Best Practice
As focus remains on the functions and features that IoT technology brings, not many people fully understand the accompanying potential security risks.
2020-1-13
Security Related News
Administration's paper on update on information security
This paper briefs Members on the latest situation of information security in Hong Kong and Government’s work in information security in the past year.
2020-1-13
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (6 January 2020 – 12 January 2020)
- Cyber-attacks on smart cars
- SNAKE is the next ransomware to fight against 
2020-1-13
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-01-02): Vulnerability in Citrix Application Delivery Controller and Citrix Gateway
A vulnerability has been found in Citrix ADC and Citrix Gateway. An unauthenticated remote attacker may send a specially crafted command to an affected system to exploit the vulnerability.
2020-1-9 to
2020-1-10
Event
Two-Day Workshop: IT Governance, Security and Audit – From Concepts to Practice
Organised by Information Systems Audit and Control Association, China Hong Kong Chapter
2020-1-8
Security Alert and Advisory
GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A20-01-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox
Mozilla has published two security advisories (MFSA 2020-01 and MFSA 2020-02) to address multiple browser vulnerabilities. Reports indicate that active exploitation against the vulnerability has been observed.
2020-1-8
Security Related News
LCQ5: Access to communications information by law enforcement agencies
Following is a question by the Hon Charles Peter Mok and a reply by the Secretary for Security, Mr John Lee, in the Legislative Council today (January 8)…
2020-1-8
Security Related News
LCQ2: Measures against doxxing
Following is a question by the Hon Alice Mak and a reply by the Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Mr Patrick Nip, in the Legislative Council today (January 8)…
2020-1-7
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Bank of Singapore Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Bank of Singapore Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
2020-1-6 to
2020-1-10
Event
Cyber Threat Intelligence Training Series
Organised by Hong Kong Productivity Council
2020-1-6
Security Related News
GovCERT.HK - Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (30 December – 5 January 2020)
- Mind accidental internal breaches
- Web cache deception attacks on popular websites
2020-1-6
Phishing Attack
Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website related to Shanghai Commercial Bank Limited
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Shanghai Commercial Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.