GovCERT.HK Weekly IT Security News Bulletin

View the news bulletin in PDF format2020-W13 (23 March 2020 – 29 March 2020)

- Proliferation of hacking tools against industrial control systems
- Mobile malware targeting Hong Kong iOS users

View the news bulletin in PDF format2020-W12 (16 March 2020 – 22 March 2020)

- Ransomware deployment trends
- Mind the risks of virtual meetings

View the news bulletin in PDF format2020-W11 (9 March 2020 – 15 March 2020)

- Time to deploy multi-factor authentication
- Conficker revives on Internet of Things

View the news bulletin in PDF format2020-W10 (2 March 2020 – 8 March 2020)

- SurfingAttack: exploitation of mobile phones by ultrasound across tables
- Robot vacuum cleaners may leave consumers’ privacy at risk

View the news bulletin in PDF format2020-W09 (24 February 2020 – 1 March 2020)

- Be ready for handling a data breach
- Recommended use of longer passwords

View the news bulletin in PDF format2020-W08 (17 February 2020 – 23 February 2020)

- Firmware security for peripheral devices
- Credential stuffing attacks on application programming interfaces (APIs)

View the news bulletin in PDF format2020-W07 (10 February 2020 – 16 February 2020)

- Google Chrome stops Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) downloads
- Potential distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks from 12,000 servers

View the news bulletin in PDF format2020-W06 (3 February 2020 – 9 February 2020)

- Know what Internet of Things (IoT) devices are connected to your network
- Mitigating cloud vulnerabilities

View the news bulletin in PDF format2020-W05 (27 January 2020 – 2 February 2020)

- Strong data privacy practices make profit
- Implementation faults lead to vulnerable LoRaWAN networks

View the news bulletin in PDF format2020-W04 (20 January 2020 – 26 January 2020)

- FTCODE Ransomware upgraded to steal credentials
- Underground markets selling access to managed service providers

View the news bulletin in PDF format2020-W03 (13 January 2020 – 19 January 2020)

- Mind juice jacking on your mobile devices
- Top 10 API security risks

View the news bulletin in PDF format2020-W02 (6 January 2020 – 12 January 2020)

- Cyber-attacks on smart cars
- SNAKE is the next ransomware to fight against

View the news bulletin in PDF format2020-W01 (30 December 2019 – 5 January 2020)

- Official email server compromised for phishing attacks
- Exposure of an API key



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