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HKPC Academy - Cyber Threat Intelligence Training Series
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2020-6-8 to
2020-6-12
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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
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
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 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 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
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
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 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)…
2020-6-3
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.
2020-6-2
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
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.
2020-5-27
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
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.
2020-5-26
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 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.
2020-5-20
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.
2020-5-19
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.
2020-5-19
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.
2020-5-18
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 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.
2020-5-13
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 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
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
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
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.
2020-5-12
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
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…
2020-5-8
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
2020-5-6
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
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.
2020-5-4
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 - 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
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
2020-4-29
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 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.
2020-4-28
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 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.
2020-4-23
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
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)…
2020-4-22 to
2020-4-23
Event
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 - 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.
2020-4-15
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. 
2020-4-14
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 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
2020-4-6
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.
2020-4-3
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