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information security

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China Cyber Sovereignty and Cross-Border Digital Trade

As the U.S. reexamines its trade policy, commentators following U.S.-China affairs have noted an important area that has not received as much attention as the bilateral trade in goods but may one day rival it:  the digital economy.  Although U.S. exports of information and communication technology-related services to China totaled $12.8 billion in 2015, e-commerce […]

Hong Kong Google Play Store’s Apps Security Risk Report (April 2014)

Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team (HKCERT) Coordination Centre cooperates with the National Institute of Network and Information Security (NINIS) for detecting malicious and suspicious behaviors of Apps from the Google Play Store, in order to study the security risk of apps in the Google Play Store in Hong Kong area. NINIS provides us analyzed […]

Hackers lurk in vents and vending machines

As an amusing side note, a business was compromised through an online Chinese take away website.  

HKCERT Security Newsletter (Aug 2013 Issue)

The August 2013 Hong Kong CERT (HKCERT) Security Newsletter is available now covering: Cover Story – First issue of Hong Kong Google Play Store’s Apps Security Risk Report from HKCERT – Corresponding to the “Master Key” critical vulnerability in Android – Do you know your website is secure? Hot Topic – Guideline of Web Security […]

China sees increase in Trojan and botnet attacks from other countries

China saw an increase in Trojan and botnet attacks coming from other countries in 2012, as the amount of mobile malware in the country also surged, according to a local security group. During the year, a total of 73,000 Trojan and botnet command-and-control servers had hijacked 14.2 million host machines in the country. The number […]