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  1. Police station rapist jailed a year more for illegal computer use

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... computers for information on potential victims. Leung Lai-chung, a former detective constable, was sentenced to 12 years' jail last September by the Court of First Instance for raping a teenager and molesting two girls and one woman at the Mong Kok police station where he worked. He also pleaded guilty in the District Court to eight counts of accessing a computer with dishonest ...

  2. Rapist used police computer to find prey

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A former policeman who has been jailed for sexually assaulting a teenager and two others in a police station admitted yesterday he had unlawfully accessed police computers to obtain information on another eight women who he later called to meet to check whether they were pretty. Leung Lai-chung, 30, was convicted of eight counts of accessing a computer with dishonest ...

  3. How the Net changed the lives of millions

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam In June, Hubei hotel waitress Deng Yujiao was arrested on murder charges for stabbing an official to death as he was molesting her. The case was first reported by local media- briefly and ambiguously- raising suspicion and interest nationally. Journalists began asking questions and reporting in internet chat rooms and personal blogs. If the case had occurred 10 years ...

  4. Caught in the net

    Posted Oct 24th 2004, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... boils down to what information you allow to be published about yourself on the web, says Roy Ko Wai-tak, manager of the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team. 'If you input personal ... into Google. The results pointed him to a missing persons site, on which he found his photo and a caption explaining he had not been seen in his home town in Canada since he was three. As a result ...

  5. Virus writers and spammers in league to disrupt e-mail

    Posted Aug 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said virus writers were using their capabilities 'to hijack computers and create networks of zombie machines that send millions of spam e-mail'. The phishing phenomenon has also been on the rise. These online fraud scams involve the use of viruses, spam, spoofed websites and other social engineering techniques to dupe computer users into entering their personal details. An average ...

  6. Congressman's claim cocaine haul was for personal use doubted

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu An expert giving evidence in a drug-trafficking trial involving a Philippine congressman said there was insufficient evidence to prove that he was a heavy cocaine user. Lam Ming, a consultant psychiatrist specialising in substance abuse, was speaking at a hearing to determine whether Ronald Singson's claim that the drugs were for personal use was true. ...

  7. Top TVB personality arrested in graft probe

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Vivienne Chow

    ... person was Edthancy Tseng Pei-kun, Chan's former assistant who is now director of an advertising and production company. The TVB employees have been suspended from duty and a spokesman said ... by a frenzied media pack desperate for a word from the TV personality. But Chan, general manager of TVB, did not answer questions as he entered his office accompanied by ICAC officers. He left shortly ...

  8. Leong pips Chau as top buzzed-up person in HK

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. So what was the buzz in 2009? According to search engine Yahoo, the most buzzed-up person in Hong Kong this year was Isabella Leong Lok-sze. Apparently, the young actress, through her break from the Emperor Entertainment Group and having Richard Li Tzar-kai's son, was the most searched person in 2009, ...

  9. 81/2 months jail for Edison Chen sex photos theft

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So A computer technician convicted of stealing more than 1,000 sex photos of celebrities from a computer he was servicing was sentenced to 8 1/2 months in jail yesterday. Sze Ho-chun, 24, was found guilty of three counts of obtaining access to a computer between January and June 2006 with a view to dishonest gain. In sentencing him, Chief Magistrate Tong Man said he had ...

  10. First person

    Posted Apr 08th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... As told to Chloe Lai Yuen Hoi-yan, 26, a former student leader from the University of Hong Kong, has extensive experience in being manhandled, punched, sprayed with pepper foam and arrested by police. She thinks police action against student protesters ou ...




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