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Dec 2018
13-Dec-2018 Recent 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.
12-Dec-2018 GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A18-12-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin is a PHP application designed to handle administration of MySQL or MariaDB through a web interface.
12-Dec-2018 GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A18-12-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has published security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities found in Firefox.
12-Dec-2018 GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A18-12-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader/Acrobat Security updates are released for Adobe Reader/Acrobat to address multiple vulnerabilities.
12-Dec-2018 GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A18-12-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (December 2018) Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components. Reports indicate active exploitation against vulnerability in Windows kernel has been observed.
10-Dec-2018 Recent 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.
6-Dec-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Suspicious mobile application 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 suspicious mobile application (App), which has been reported to the HKMA.
6-Dec-2018 GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A18-12-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS Apple has released a security update in its latest iOS version 12.1.1 to fix 20 vulnerabilities identified in various iOS devices.
6-Dec-2018 GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A18-12-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player Adobe released a security update to address some vulnerabilities found in the Adobe Flash Player.  Reports indicate that one of the vulnerabilities is being exploited in the wild.
5-Dec-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Best Practice Guide of Remote Desktop (for corporate administrator) Remote Desktop is a useful tool for remote control a computer, but misconfigured Remote Desktop is risky.
4-Dec-2018 Recent 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.
Nov 2018
30-Nov-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Beware of leakage of personal data Please refer to the Chinese version.
29-Nov-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: The die was cast: Always handle customer information with caution Again, another data leakage incident was found from a famous credit scoring company in Hong Kong.
29-Nov-2018 Recent 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.
28-Nov-2018 PCPD - Privacy Commissioner Receives Credit Data Breach Notification The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (Privacy Commissioner), Mr Stephen Kai-yi WONG received a data breach notification from TransUnion Limited (TransUnion) in respect of suspected security loopholes in the application procedures for credit reports.
27-Nov-2018 Recent 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.
26-Nov-2018 Recent 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.
23-Nov-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: 4 tips on remote desktop security Please refer to the Chinese version.
23-Nov-2018 GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A18-11-08): Vulnerability in VMware Products VMware has published a security advisory to address an integer overflow vulnerability in the virtual network devices.
23-Nov-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Suspicious mobile applications 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 applications (Apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
21-Nov-2018 Recent 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.
21-Nov-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-11-07): Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player Adobe released a security update to address a vulnerability found in the Adobe Flash Player.
19-Nov-2018 Recent Phishing Attack - Phishing email 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 phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
19-Nov-2018 Recent 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. 
19-Nov-2018 Recent Phishing Attack - Phishing email related to 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.
16-Nov-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-11-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in IBM Notes and Domino Multiple vulnerabilities are found in IBM Notes and Domino. The bundled Java virtual machine (JVM) is susceptible to different attacks which may allow remote attackers to exploit the vulnerable systems without authentication.
16-Nov-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Tackling vulnerability starts from security by design Please refer to the Chinese version.
16-Nov-2018 Recent 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.
15-Nov-2018 Recent 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.
14-Nov-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-11-05): 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.
14-Nov-2018 GovCERT.HK – High Threat Security Alert (A18-11-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (November 2018) Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.
14-Nov-2018 Recent Phishing Attack - Fraudulent websites related to The Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank, Ltd. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank, Ltd. on fraudulent websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
13-Nov-2018 Recent Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile applications 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 applications (apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
13-Nov-2018 Recent 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.
12-Nov-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-11-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware Products VMware has published a security advisory to address an uninitialised stack memory vulnerability in the vmxnet3 virtual network adapter.
12-Nov-2018 Recent 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.
10-Nov-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Security and Privacy by Design - Crucial to Web Application HKCERT is aware that some sensitive information were public accessible from an online application system of a sport event.
9-Nov-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Leaked information used by cyber attacks Please refer to the Chinese version.
9-Nov-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Secure your Email - it is essential to the Overall Security of Mobile Payment Services
We are aware of recent security incidents related to mobile payment.
9-Nov-2018 Recent Phishing Attack - Fraudulent website 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, which has been reported to the HKMA.
9-Nov-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-11-02): Vulnerabilities in Solid State Drives (SSDs) with Hardware Encryption
A local attacker could disclose the encrypted information on the vulnerable Solid State Drives (SSD) by altering the firmware through the debugging interface.
7-Nov-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-11-01): Vulnerability in Commons FileUpload Library for Apache Struts and Other Java-based systems A vulnerability in the Apache Commons FileUpload library discovered in 2016 affects Apache Struts systems.
7-Nov-2018 Recent Phishing Attack - Phishing email 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 phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
5-Nov-2018 Recent 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.
3-Nov-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Malicious browser extension caused Facebook sensitive information disclosure
HKCERT is aware a report which stated that there were 257,256 Facebook user profiles compromised, of which 81,208 private messages were leaked.
2-Nov-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Lessons learnt in airline data leakage incident
Please refer to the Chinese version.
1-Nov-2018 Recent Phishing Attack - Suspicious mobile applications 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 (Apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
Oct 2018
31-Oct-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-10-09): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS Apple has released security updates in its latest iOS version 12.1 to fix 31 vulnerabilities identified in various iOS devices.
30-Oct-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Beware of WebApp Programming Vulnerability leads to personal information leakage It was reported that website of Hong Kong Airline has a vulnerability, the passenger's personal information can be seen by modifying the end of the URL.
30-Oct-2018 Recent 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.
29-Oct-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Suspicious mobile applications 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 applications (apps), which has been reported to the HKMA. 
26-Oct-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: What should you do when receiving blackmail email Please refer to the Chinese version.
26-Oct-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent website related to DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) today (October 26)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.
25-Oct-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Suspicious mobile applications 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 applications (Apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
25-Oct-2018 Recent 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.
25-Oct-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Beware of the unauthorized FPS transaction and SVF setup Recently, there were reports about unauthorized money transfer between bank account and stored value facilities (SVF). On 30 Sep 2018, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has launched Faster Payment System (FPS), which enables person-to-person interbank fund transfer using phone number or email address as recipient, and also top-up of some SVF.
25-Oct-2018 HKCERT – Security Advisory: Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon Passenger Data Breach According to Cathay Pacific announcement on Hong Kong Stock Exchange, they have discovered unauthorized access to their 9.4 million passenger data including its subsidiary Cathay Dragon in early March 2018.
25-Oct-2018 PCPD – Privacy Commissioner Expresses Serious Concern on Cathay Pacific Airways Data Breach Incident The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong, Mr Stephen Kai-yi WONG, expressed serious concern over the Cathay Pacific Airways data breach incident, noting that the incident might involve a vast amount of personal data of local and foreign citizens.
24-Oct-2018 Recent 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.
24-Oct-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-10-08): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has published security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities found in Firefox.
19-Oct-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-10-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Drupal Drupal released security updates to fix several vulnerabilities resided in the Drupal Core.
19-Oct-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Security measures for the data leakage incident of social media Please refer to the Chinese version.
18-Oct-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-10-06): Vulnerability in VMware Products VMware has published a security advisory to address a vulnerability in VMware vSphere ESXi (ESXi), VMware Workstation and VMWare Fusion.
18-Oct-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-10-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Oracle Java and Oracle Products (October 2018) Oracle has released Critical Patch Update (CPU) Advisory with collections of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities found in Java SE and various Oracle products.
16-Oct-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent website related to Dah Sing Bank, Limited The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Dah Sing Bank, Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
15-Oct-2018 Recent 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.
15-Oct-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent website related to Dah Sing Bank, Limited The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Dah Sing Bank, Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
12-Oct-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Stay vigilant against different vectors of cyber attack Please refer to the Chinese version.
11-Oct-2018 Recent 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.
10-Oct-2018 GovCERT.HK – High Threat Security Alert (A18-10-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (October 2018) Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.  Reports indicate that proof-of-concept and fully workable exploit codes targeting the vulnerabilities in Microsoft Jet Database Engine and Windows Kernel have been publicly disclosed. Active exploitation against another vulnerability in the Windows operation system has also been observed.
05-Oct-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Staff training for securing company network Please refer to the Chinese version.
05-Oct-2018 Recent 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.
04-Oct-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: DNSSEC : ICANN scheduled Root Zone KSK Rollover on 11 October 2018 Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the most critical and common network infrastructure, almost every network application need to use DNS to convert the hostname to IP address, for executing the subsequent network activities.
04-Oct-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-10-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Products Cisco released security advisories to address the vulnerabilities in Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software.
04-Oct-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent website 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 fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
03-Oct-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-10-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has published a security advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities found in Firefox.
03-Oct-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent websites 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 websites and phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
03-Oct-2018 PCPD – Privacy Commissioner Contacted Facebook for Information on the Hacking Incident Compliance Check Continues The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (Privacy Commissioner) Mr Stephen Kai-yi WONG has contacted Facebook to express concern over the Facebook hacking incident and to obtain further information and relevant facts on the case.
02-Oct-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-10-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader/Acrobat Security updates are released for Adobe Reader/Acrobat to address multiple vulnerabilities. 
02-Oct-2018 Recent 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.
Sep 2018
29-Sep-2018 PCPD – Privacy Commissioner Initiates Compliance Check on Facebook Security Breach (Chinese Version Only) This media statement provides Chinese version only.
29-Sep-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Please act now to enhance the protection of your Facebook account It was reported that a vulnerability in "View as" function of Facebook was exploited and affected 50 million users. The vulnerability not only affected Facebook account. If you use Facebook account as authentication for other third party online services, it is possible that an attacker getting control of your Facebook account can also gain access to those third party services.
28-Sep-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Planning of incident handling to keep the corporate image Please refer to the Chinese version.
28-Sep-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Ransomware Variants in the Wild, Stay Alert and Prevent Infection In the past six months, HKCERT has received a number of cases of ransomware infections, which is on the rise.
28-Sep-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-09-08): Vulnerability in Linux Kernel An Integer overflow vulnerability was found in several Linux distributions.
28-Sep-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-09-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Products Cisco has released 21 security advisories fixing a number of vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS and IOS XE software.
28-Sep-2018 Recent 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.
24-Sep-2018 First local cross-sector pilot partnership programme for cyber security information sharing officially launched The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) officially launched a two-year Pilot Partnership Programme for Cyber Security Information Sharing named Cybersec Infohub and the first cross-sector cyber security information sharing and collaborative platform in Hong Kong today (September 24).
21-Sep-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Effective security monitoring to prevent data leakage Please refer to the Chinese version.
20-Sep-2018 "Build a Secure Cyberspace" seminar raises public awareness against cyber scams The annual event "Build a Secure Cyberspace", co-organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) and the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Co-ordination Centre, has set "Stay Smart, Keep Cyber Scams Away" as the theme this year.
20-Sep-2018 Recent 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.
20-Sep-2018 Recent 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.
20-Sep-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-09-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader/Acrobat Security updates are released for Adobe Reader/Acrobat to address multiple vulnerabilities.
18-Sep-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-09-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in PHP Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PHP. A remote attacker could exploit the vulnerabilities via specially crafted requests.
18-Sep-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-09-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS Apple has released security updates in its latest iOS version 12 to fix 15 vulnerabilities identified in various iOS devices.
14-Sep-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Using strong and effective passwords to protect corporate computers Please refer to the Chinese version.
12-Sep-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-09-03): Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player Adobe released a security update to address a vulnerability found in the Adobe Flash Player.
12-Sep-2018 GovCERT.HK – High Threat Security Alert (A18-09-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (September 2018) Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components. Reports indicate that exploitation of a zero-day vulnerability was detected against Windows systems
11-Sep-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Advisory (S18-01) – Protect your routers from VPNFilter malware attack VPNFilter is a malware designed to infect small office and home office (SOHO) network equipment including routers and network-attached storage (NAS) devices which would allow hackers to perform man-in-the-middle attacks on traffic going through vulnerable routers, gather credentials, and obtain supervisory control.
07-Sep-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: 4 tips on cyber security for SMEs Please refer to the Chinese version.
07-Sep-2018 Recent 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.
06-Sep-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-09-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has published security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities found in Firefox.
05-Sep-2018 Recent 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.
05-Sep-2018 Recent 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.
04-Sep-2018 HKPC Urges for Enhanced Cyber Security Awareness and More Sharing of Intelligence in Smart Cities With the development of smart cities in full swing both locally and overseas, the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) urges smart system and device users to strengthen cyber security awareness and be more collaborative in intelligence sharing in order to combat new cyber threats.
03-Sep-2018 Recent 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.
Aug 2018
31-Aug-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: 6 ways to strengthen the corporate end-point security Please refer to the Chinese version.
31-Aug-2018 Recent 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.
30-Aug-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent websites 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 websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
24-Aug-2018 GovCERT.HK – High Threat Security Alert (A18-08-08): Vulnerability in Apache Struts Apache has released a new version of Apache Struts to address a vulnerability caused by misconfiguration in namespace. Since proof-of-concept and fully workable exploit codes targeting the vulnerability have been publicly available, attacks against any of the vulnerable systems are highly likely from now on.
24-Aug-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Concerted effort for implementation of corporate information security policy Please refer to the Chinese version.
24-Aug-2018 Recent 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.
23-Aug-2018 Recent 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.
22-Aug-2018 PCPD – Privacy Commissioner Completed Compliance Check on Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Incident Subsequent to earlier media reports on the suspected misuse of Facebook account holders’ personal data, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (Privacy Commissioner) has completed a compliance check.
20-Aug-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-08-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apache Tomcat Apache Software Foundation has released new versions of Apache Tomcat Native to address multiple vulnerabilities.
17-Aug-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: 7 self-help initiatives on cyber security for SMEs Please refer to the Chinese version.
17-Aug-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent websites 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 websites and phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
17-Aug-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent website and phishing emails 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 and phishing emails, which has been reported to the HKMA.
17-Aug-2018 Recent 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.
16-Aug-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent website related to Wing Lung Bank Limited The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Wing Lung Bank Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
16-Aug-2018 Recent 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.
16-Aug-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent websites 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 websites and phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
15-Aug-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-08-06): 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.
15-Aug-2018 GovCERT.HK – High Threat Security Alert (A18-08-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (August 2018) Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components. Reports indicate that exploitation of two zero-day vulnerabilities were detected against Internet Explorer and Windows systems./td>
14-Aug-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-08-04): Vulnerability in Oracle Database Oracle has released an advisory to address a vulnerability in Java VM component of Oracle Databases Server.
14-Aug-2018 Recent 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, which has been reported to the HKMA.
14-Aug-2018 Recent 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.
14-Aug-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing email related to Chiyu Banking Corporation Limited The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Chiyu Banking Corporation Limited on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
10-Aug-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Website sets up https for secure data transmission Please refer to the Chinese version.
10-Aug-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent websites related to Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., Ltd. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., Ltd. on fraudulent websites, which has been reported to the HKMA.
09-Aug-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-08-03): Vulnerability in ISC BIND A vulnerability was found in feature of the ISC BIND software. 
08-Aug-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-08-02): Vulnerability in Drupal Drupal released a security update to fix a vulnerability in Drupal.
08-Aug-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-08-01): Vulnerability in Linux Kernel A vulnerability was found in the Linux kernel of the affected operating systems. 
03-Aug-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Database protection starts from security-by-design Please refer to the Chinese version.
02-Aug-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Password Stolen? Ramsom Email is befalling to Hong Kong? HKCERT received many incident reports recently, which involved a new form of email scam asking for ransom. No matter what's the email look like, they might get some common characteristics.
Jul 2018
31-Jul-2018 HKCERT – Security Guideline: Guideline of Web Application Security Web application developer should take the below preventive measures to protect their web application.
30-Jul-2018 GovCERT.HK Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (23 July - 29 July 2018) - Bluetooth implementation flaw risks data leakage
- Five ways that Office documents can attack
30-Jul-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing email related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) today (July 30) 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.
27-Jul-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Four preventive measures against ransomware blackmail Please refer to the Chinese version.
27-Jul-2018 Recent 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.
25-Jul-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-07-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apache Tomcat Apache Software Foundation has released new versions of Apache Tomcat to address multiple vulnerabilities which are caused by UTF-8 decoder flaw and tracking of connection closures.
25-Jul-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Hong Kong Security Watch Report (Q2 2018) HKCERT is pleased to bring to you the "Hong Kong Security Watch Report" for the second quarter of 2018.
25-Jul-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent websites 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 websites and phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
23-Jul-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Sensitive database breached. Everyone should check your system security. Last week, a database of Singapore medical groups was being hacked, and about 1.5 million of patients record was leaked.
23-Jul-2018 GovCERT.HK Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (16 July - 22 July 2018)

- Cyber attack on SingHealth’s IT System affecting 1.5 million patients
- HTTP網站將會被標示為「不安全」
- Four primary services of Cloud Access Security Broker

23-Jul-2018 Recent 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.
20-Jul-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Beware of the malicious website even with “https” Please refer to the Chinese version.
18-Jul-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-07-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Oracle Java and Oracle Products (July 2018) Oracle has released Critical Patch Update (CPU) Advisory with collections of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities found in Java SE and various Oracle products.
18-Jul-2018 Recent 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.
16-Jul-2018 GovCERT.HK Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (9 July - 15 July 2018) - Businesses may collect more data than they can handle
- Basic security flaws leave companies wide open for attacks
16-Jul-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent email purportedly issued by Inland Revenue Department The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) today (July 16) alerted members of the public to a fraudulent email purportedly issued by the department from the email account "revenue@inland.department.hk", inviting the recipient to claim tax refund.
16-Jul-2018 Recent 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.
16-Jul-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing email 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 phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
13-Jul-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Protect your website against supply chain attacks

Please refer to the Chinese version.

13-Jul-2018 Recent 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.
13-Jul-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent website related to Dah Sing Bank, Limited The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Dah Sing Bank, Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
11-Jul-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-07-05): 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.
11-Jul-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-07-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (July 2018) Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.
11-Jul-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: How to configure your Windows PC to use the secure DNS service? (For home users only) This guideline enables you to use the secure DNS service in your Windows PC.
10-Jul-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-07-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS Apple has released security updates in its latest iOS version 11.4.1 to fix 22 vulnerabilities identified in various iOS devices.
10-Jul-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent websites 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 websites and phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
9-Jul-2018 GovCERT.HK Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (2 July - 8 July 2018) - Preventing common API vulnerabilities
- Evolving state of DDoS
6-Jul-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Be a smart Internet user and protect your data privacy Please refer to the Chinese version.
5-Jul-2018 Recent 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.

5-Jul-2018 Recent 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.
5-Jul-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-07-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Android Google has released security patch levels of 2018-07-01 and 2018-07-05 to fix 44 vulnerabilities identified in various Android devices.
3-Jul-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-07-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware Products VMware has published a security advisory to address vulnerabilities found in VMware vSphere ESXi, VMware Workstation and VMWare Fusion.
3-Jul-2018 GovCERT.HK Weekly IT Security News Bulletin (25 June - 1 July 2018) - Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WPA3 released
- "STARTTLS Everywhere" to secure email delivery
3-Jul-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent websites 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 press releases issued by Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited on fraudulent websites and phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
Jun 2018
29-Jun-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Strengthen computer protection in 30 seconds Please refer to the Chinese version.
29-Jun-2018 GovCERT.HK – High Threat Security Alert (A18-06-10): Vulnerability in Cisco Products Cisco released a security advisory to address the vulnerability in the web interface of the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA). Researchers report that exploitations of the vulnerability are observed.
27-Jun-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-06-09): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has published security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities found in Firefox.
27-Jun-2018 Recent 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.
25-Jun-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
22-Jun-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Points to note on patching the vulnerabilities of router Please refer to the Chinese version.
21-Jun-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-06-08): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Products (June 2018) Cisco has released 24 security advisories fixing a number of vulnerabilities in Cisco FXOS and NX-OS software.
21-Jun-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent websites and 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 fraudulent website and phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
20-Jun-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent websites and 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 fraudulent websites and phishing emails, which has been reported to the HKMA.
20-Jun-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent websites and 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 fraudulent websites and phishing emails, which has been reported to the HKMA.
19-Jun-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent website related to Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited he 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.
15-Jun-2018 HKCERT – Security Guideline – OWASP Top 10 – 2017 Here is a summary of the new OWASP Top 10 made by HKCERT. Developers and website administrators can refer it as a general guideline for securing web applications.
15-Jun-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Rapid recovery from security incidents helps protecting reputation Please refer to the Chinese version.
14-Jun-2018 Recent 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.
13-Jun-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-06-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (June 2018) Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components and enhancing the security as a defense in depth measure.
11-Jun-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail related to Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited, Hong Kong Branch 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 Limited, Hong Kong Branch on phishing e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
11-Jun-2018 Recent 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 (Hong Kong) Limited on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA.
8-Jun-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Formulate response plan to minimize the impact of incident Please refer to the Chinese version.
8-Jun-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Secure your website to prevent information leakage HKCERT is aware that some sensitive information were public accessible from an elderly service website.
8-Jun-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-06-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Synology Drive Multiple vulnerabilities were found in the Synology Drive.
8-Jun-2018 GovCERT.HK – High Threat Security Alert (A18-06-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player Adobe and Microsoft have published security advisories about vulnerabilities found in the Adobe Flash Player. Reports indicate that one of the vulnerabilities is being exploited in the wild against Windows users.
7-Jun-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-06-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Android Google has released security patch levels of 2018-06-01 and 2018-06-05 to fix 56 vulnerabilities identified in various Android devices.
7-Jun-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-06-03): Vulnerability in Firefox Mozilla has published a security advisory to address a vulnerability found in Firefox.
7-Jun-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-06-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS Cisco has released a security advisory fixing a vulnerability in several Cisco products.
7-Jun-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Suspicious mobile applications 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 (Apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
7-Jun-2018 Recent 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.
7-Jun-2018 Recent 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.
6-Jun-2018 Recent 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 (Apps), which has been reported to the HKMA.
6-Jun-2018 Recent 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.
4-Jun-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-06-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS Apple has released security updates in its latest iOS version 11.4 to fix 35 vulnerabilities identified in various iOS devices.
1-Jun-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Actively detect the network anomalies to reduce false alarms Please refer to the Chinese version.
May 2018
30-May-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: The "SSH Hong Kong Enterprise Cyber Security Readiness Index" Survey HKPC and the HKCERT developed the Hong Kong Enterprise Cyber Security Readiness Index to assess the readiness of Hong Kong companies in tackling today’s cyber threats.
30-May-2018 Recent 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.
30-May-2018 Recent 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.
25-May-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Work together to protect the corporate network Please refer to the Chinese version.
24-May-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Malware "VPNFilter" Affecting Networking Devices Worldwide Security research group Talos has released a report on a potentially destructive malware called “VPNFilter”, which has infected at least 500,000 home routers and network-attached storage (NAS) devices in at least 54 countries.
24-May-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent email purportedly issued by Inland Revenue Department The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) today (May 24) alerted members of the public to fraudulent emails purportedly issued by the department from the email account "taxnfo@ird.gov.hk", inviting the recipient to update certain information.
23-May-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-05-06): New Variants of Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities in Processors Google Project Zero and Microsoft have recently disclosed the Rogue System Register Read (RSRE, Variant 3a) and Speculative Store Bypass (SSB, Variant 4) which are related to the previous Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities announced in January 2018.
23-May-2018 Recent 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.
21-May-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-05-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in ISC BIND Multiple vulnerabilities were found in the ISC BIND software.
18-May-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Information security strategy based on “identification” (Chinese version only) Please refer to the Chinese version.
16-May-2018 LCQ20: Protecting consumers' rights and interests of online shoppers Following is a question by the Hon Paul Tse Wai-chun and a written reply by the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Edward Yau, in the Legislative Council today (May 16).
15-May-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-05-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader/Acrobat Security updates are released for Adobe Reader/Acrobat to address multiple vulnerabilities. 
15-May-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent website related to Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., Ltd. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., Ltd. on fraudulent website, which has been reported to the HKMA. 
14-May-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent website and phishing e-mail 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 phishing e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
14-May-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent website and phishing e-mail 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
11-May-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Make use of NIST CSF in the cyber security (Chinese version only) Please refer to the Chinese version.
10-May-2018 Recent 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.
10-May-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-05-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has published security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities found in Firefox.
09-May-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-05-02): Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player Adobe released a security update to address a vulnerability found in the Adobe Flash Player.
09-May-2018 GovCERT.HK – High Threat Security Alert (A18-05-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (May 2018) Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.  Reports indicate that exploitation of two zero-day vulnerabilities were detected against Windows systems.
07-May-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation LimitedLimited 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
04-May-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Change your Twitter account password immediately On 3 May 2018, social media Twitter made a statement to their users, their system was found to store the users' passwords in an un-encrypted format (plain text) because of system bug.
04-May-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Rampant phishing websites targeting mobile users Please refer to the Chinese version
04-May-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent website and phishing e-mail 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
02-May-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
Apr 2018
30-Apr-2018 GovCERT.HK – High Threat Security Alert (A18-04-11): Multiple Vulnerabilities in PHP Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PHP. Reports indicate that there is elevated risk of cyber attacks on vulnerable systems.
30-Apr-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
27-Apr-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: SMEs should take initiative to defend against cyber threats Please refer to the Chinese version.
26-Apr-2018 GovCERT.HK – High Threat Security Alert (A18-04-10): Vulnerability in Drupal Drupal released a security update to fix a critical vulnerability (CVE-2018-7602). Multiple attack vectors could be adopted to exploit the vulnerabilities.
26-Apr-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
25-Apr-2018 HKPC - Inaugural SSH Hong Kong Enterprise Cyber Security Readiness Index The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) today (25 April 2018) released the results of the inaugural “SSH Hong Kong Enterprise Cyber Security Readiness Index Survey”.
25-Apr-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-04-09): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS On 24 April 2018, Apple released security updates in its latest iOS version 11.3.1 to fix 4 vulnerabilities identified in various iOS devices.
24-Apr-2018 Recent 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.
20-Apr-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: High penalty of the new EU’s data protection regulation. Please refer to the Chinese version
19-Apr-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-04-08): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Products Cisco has released 7 security advisories fixing a number of vulnerabilities in several Cisco products
19-Apr-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
18-Apr-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Hong Kong Security Watch Report (Q1 2018) HKCERT is pleased to bring to you the "Hong Kong Security Watch Report" for the first quarter of 2018.
18-Apr-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Beware Personal Information Abuse HKCERT is aware that an Internet service provider has disclosed a server breach incident, which caused personal information including name, email address, correspondence address, telephone number, HKID number and thousands of credit card information as of 2012 leakage.
18-Apr-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-04-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Oracle Java and Oracle Products (April 2018) Adobe released a security update to address vulnerabilities found in the Adobe Flash Player.
18-Apr-2018 GovCERT.HK – High Threat Security Alert (A18-04-06): Protecting the Network Infrastructure Reports indicate that there is elevated risk of cyber attacks on vulnerable network devices. Users are advised to patch and harden all network devices immediately.
18-Apr-2018 PCPD - Privacy Commissioner's Response to the Suspected Intrusion into Hong Kong Broadband Network's Customer Database (Chinese version Only) Please refer to the Chinese version.
13-Apr-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
13-Apr-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent websites related to Hang Seng Bank, Limited The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) today (April 13) 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.
12-Apr-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: HKCERT Report "Understanding and Tackling Supply Chain Attack" One of the five Potential Cyber Security Trends in 2018 named by HKCERT is Supply Chain Attack (see Press Release). For better defend our information assets, we should know more about it.
11-Apr-2018 HK-Mainland Cyber Security Forum explores challenges and opportunities for smart connectivity The third HK-Mainland Cyber Security Forum, jointly organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) and the Bureau of Cyber Security of Cyberspace Administration of China, was successfully held today (April 11).
11-Apr-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-04-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player Adobe released a security update to address vulnerabilities found in the Adobe Flash Player.
11-Apr-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-04-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (April 2018) Microsoft has released security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.
10-Apr-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: GDPR will come into force in May 2018 Hong Kong Enterprises should get prepared The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018. One of the new developments introduced under the GDPR to the data protection landscape outside the EU is the explicit requirement of compliance by organizations established in non-EU jurisdictions in specified circumstances.
06-Apr-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Challenge of EU’s new data privacy regulation to local SME security. Please refer to the Chinese version.
04-Apr-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-04-03): Vulnerability in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine Microsoft has released a security update addressing a vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine.
04-Apr-2018 Recent 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.
03-Apr-2018 PCPD - How Hong Kong Businesses Should Prepare for the EU General Data Protection The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (Privacy Commissioner) Mr Stephen Kai-yi WONG issued the “European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016” booklet, which aims at raising awareness amongst organisations / businesses in Hong Kong of the possible impact of the new regulatory framework for data protection in the European Union, as well as comparing some of the major requirements with those set out in the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, Laws of Hong Kong (Cap 486) (PDPO). 
03-Apr-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-04-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS On 29 March 2018, Apple released security updates in its latest iOS version 11.3 to fix 44 vulnerabilities identified in various iOS devices.
03-Apr-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-04-01): Vulnerability in Microsoft Products Microsoft has released a security advisory addressing the kernel-level privilege escalation vulnerability, affecting Microsoft Windows 7(x64) and Server 2008 R2(x64).
03-Apr-2018 Recent 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.
Mar 2018
30-Mar-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Beware of Facebook application handling personal data without user consents Please refer to the Chinese version.
29-Mar-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-03-08): Vulnerability in Drupal Drupal has published a security advisory to address a vulnerability found in Drupal core.
29-Mar-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-03-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Products (March 2018) Cisco has released 20 security advisories fixing a number of vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS and IOS XE software, of which 3 advisories are rated as critical and 17 advisories are rated as high.
28-Mar-2018 Recent 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
26-Mar-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
23-Mar-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Cyber security should not solely reply on AI Please refer to the Chinese version.
19-Mar-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-03-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has published a security advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities found in Firefox.
19-Mar-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-03-05): Vulnerability in VMware Products VMware has published a security advisory to address a vulnerability found in VMware Workstation version 12.x and 14.x, as well as VMWare Fusion version 8.x and 10.x.
15-Mar-2018 Recent 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.
14-Mar-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-03-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has published security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities found in Firefox.
14-Mar-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-03-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player Adobe released a security update to address vulnerabilities found in the Adobe Flash Player.
14-Mar-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-03-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (March 2018) Microsoft has released 47 security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.
14-Mar-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing email related to 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.
13-Mar-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail related to 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
09-Mar-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-03-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in IBM Notes Multiple vulnerabilities are found in IBM Notes and its System Diagnostics service.
09-Mar-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Strengthen security audit to defend supply chain attack Please refer to the Chinese version.
08-Mar-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: APCERT Cyber Drill 2018 "Data Breach via Malware on IoT" The Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) today (7 Mar 2018) has successfully completed its annual drill to test the response capabilities of leading Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRT) within the Asia Pacific economies.
06-Mar-2018 Recent 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.
02-Mar-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Adopt two-factor authentication to protect your email service Please refer to the Chinese version.
Feb 2018
28-Feb-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Suspected fraudulent websites The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to two suspected fraudulent websites with the domain names of https://luxosb.com/ and https://www.luxembourgoffshorebankingreview.com/about/.
28-Feb-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent email purportedly issued by Inland Revenue Department The Inland Revenue Department today (February 28) alerted members of the public to fraudulent emails purportedly issued by the department from the email account egis_notification@ogcio.gov.hk, inviting the recipient to claim a tax refund.
23-Feb-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Security risks of virtual banks Please refer to the Chinese version.
14-Feb-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-02-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader/Acrobat Security updates are released for Adobe Reader/Acrobat to address multiple vulnerabilities.
14-Feb-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-02-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (February 2018) Microsoft has released 32 security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.
09-Feb-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Three areas to strengthen the corporate information security Please refer to the Chinese version.
09-Feb-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
08-Feb-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-02-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in IBM Notes Multiple vulnerabilities are found in IBM Lotus Notes System Debugger (NSD). 
07-Feb-2018 GovCERT.HK – High Threat Security Alert (A18-02-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player Adobe has released a security update to address vulnerabilities found in the Adobe Flash Player. Reports indicate that one of the vulnerabilities is being exploited in the wild against Windows users.
02-Feb-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Four predictions on cyber attacks Please refer to the Chinese version.
02-Feb-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
01-Feb-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing email 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 phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA. 
Jan 2018
30-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-01-15): Vulnerability in Firefox 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 phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA. 
30-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-01-14): Vulnerability in Cisco Products Cisco has released the security advisory to address a vulnerability in Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software with the webvpn feature enabled.
29-Jan-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
26-Jan-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Enterprise should aware of the rising malware attacks Please refer to the Chinese version.
26-Jan-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Fraudulent website and phishing e-mail 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 phishing e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
24-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-01-13): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has published security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities found in Firefox.
24-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK – Security Alert (A18-01-12): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS On 23 January 2018, Apple released security updates in its latest iOS version 11.2.5 to fix 13 vulnerabilities identified in various iOS devices.
23-Jan-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail related to Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) today (January 23) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on phishing e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
19-Jan-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Timely patch the CPU security issues Please refer to Chinese version. 
19-Jan-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Hongkong Post alerts public to fraudulent online survey Hongkong Post has noticed that there is an online survey alleging to be conducted by the department. Respondents are requested to provide personal data and offered a chance to enter a lucky draw.  
18-Jan-2018 HKPC Warns of More Financially-Motivated Cyber Attacks in 2018 With the growing trend of financially-motivated cyber crimes, information security experts at the Hong Kong Productivity Council today (18 January 2018) urged enterprises and the public to strengthen their defence against ransom-based cyber attacks.
17-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A18-01-11): Vulnerability in ISC BIND A vulnerability was found in the ISC BIND software.
17-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A18-01-10): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Oracle Java and Oracle Products (January 2018) Oracle has released Critical Patch Update (CPU) Advisory with collections of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities found in Java SE and various Oracle products. Patches are also available for some products to address the Meltdown and Spectre issues.
16-Jan-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail 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 e-mail, which has been reported to the HKMA.
12-Jan-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Enterprise security management starts from organisation structural design Please refer to Chinese version.
12-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A18-01-09): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Hypervisors The recent disclosed security issues, known as Meltdown and Spectre, affects most hypervisors in a virtualised environment.
10-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A18-01-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (Updated) Microsoft has provided further information for the compatibility issues relating to AMD CPU Microprocessors and Anti-malware Software.n
10-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A18-01-08): Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player Adobe released a security update to address a vulnerability found in the Adobe Flash Player.
10-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A18-01-07): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products (January 2018) Users are advised to take immediate action to patch the affected systems, especially for those installed with Microsoft Office, since exploitation has been reported in the wild.
10-Jan-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail 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 China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd. on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
9-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A18-01-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS Users are advised to take immediate action to patch the affected iOS devices to address the well-known Spectre CPU issues with elevated risks.
9-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A18-01-05): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Linux/Unix Operating Systems Users are advised to take immediate action to patch the affected Linux/Unix systems to address the well-known Meltdown and Spectre CPU issues with elevated risks.
8-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A18-01-04): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Browsers Major browser vendors have published security advisories to address vulnerabilities. Users are advised to take immediate action to patch the affected browsers to address the well-known Meltdown and Spectre CPU issues with elevated risks.
5-Jan-2018 Cyber Smart Advice: Enterprise should pay attention to the challenges of Industry 4.0 Please refer to Chinese version.
4-Jan-2018 Privacy Commissioner Raised Concern Over the Frequent Occurrence of Data Security Incidents at Travel Agents Measures on Enhancing Data Security Reiterated (4 January 2018) The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong was concerned about the recent numerous data security incidents resulted from hacking of computer systems of travel agents, and reminded the industry to stay vigilant and comply with the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance by taking practicable steps to safeguard personal data from unauthorised or accidental access, processing, erasure, loss or use. 
4-Jan-2018 Recent Phishing Attack – Phishing e-mail related to China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd. on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA.
4-Jan-2018 HKCERT – Security Blog: Protect Personal Information, Stay Away from Hackers HKCERT reminds enterprises that, besides financial data, personal data is also a target of attackers. Enterprises need to ensure the security and proper protection of such data should be in place.
4-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK - High Threat Security Alert (A18-01-03): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Products Microsoft has released 18 security updates addressing multiple vulnerabilities which affect several Microsoft products or components.  Users are advised to take immediate action to patch the affected systems since there is elevated risk of cyber attacks for the vulnerabilities.
4-Jan-2018 HKCERT – Security Bulletin: CPU Multiple Vulnerabilities (aka Meltdown and Spectre) Multiple Vulnerabilities were identified in CPUs, a remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities to bypass security restriction and get sensitive information from the targeted system.
3-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A18-01-02): Vulnerability in phpMyAdmin A Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability has been found in phpMyAdmin version prior to 4.7.7. 
3-Jan-2018 GovCERT.HK - Security Alert (A18-01-01): Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware vSphere Data Protection VMware has published a security advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities found in VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) version 5.x, 6.0.x, 6.1.x.

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