Cyber-criminals targeted Nasdaq OMX Group’s community forum website and gained access to the email usernames and passwords of the members of the site, which took two days to come back online on Thursday evening.Tuesday, 13 August, 2013, 3:52pm
Security experts say the .su internet suffix assigned to the USSR in 1990 has become a haven for hackers who have flocked to the defunct superpower's domain space to send spam and steal money.2 Jun 2013 - 2:44am
A member of the Miyun county People's Political Consultative Conference has been stripped of his membership because of a recent scuffle he had at a local hotel, The Beijing News reports.4 Feb 2013 - 5:09am
The Washington Post disclosed on Saturday that it had suffered a cyberattack and suspects Chinese hackers were behind it, joining Twitter and major US media outlets that have endured intrusions.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Police charged a man and two women with drug dealing, after they were stopped in Hong Kong Airport's departure hall while trying to smuggle HK$1.4 million worth of Ice out of the city.3 Feb 2013 - 5:36am
The operations of two mining firms with Chinese investors in a remote Philippines seaside town have triggered the first defamation lawsuit by a government official over postings about him on Facebook.26 Nov 2012 - 4:05am
A businessman was found guilty yesterday of unleashing "highly reckless" cyberattacks on a stock exchange website last year.
Tse Man-lai, 28, had pleaded not guilty in the District Court to two counts of obtaining access to a computer with criminal or dishonest intent. He was convicted of both counts after a trial.25 Oct 2012 - 3:17am
Media groups and Filipinos stepped up calls for repealing a tough new law that targets cybercrime but activists fear will be used to suppress online freedoms in the Southeast Asian nation.3 Oct 2012 - 5:33pm
A new cybercrime law due to roll out this week has angered free speech advocates who claim that it could empower the Philippine government to muzzle dissent with its own version of the "Great Firewall of China".1 Oct 2012 - 4:25am
22 Sep 2012 - 11:25pm
The huge expansion of, and widespread access to, high-speed internet access has fuelled the rapid growth in personal communication over the past 30 years. From the early days of costly, power-hungry mobile phones that were as big and as heavy as a briefcase, we moved to now long-obsolete pagers.18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
E-mail and social media giants Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have teamed up in a new global alliance that aims to significantly reduce the threat of fraudulent electronic messages, such as 'phishing' and 'spam', which litter the internet.31 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
A computer security watchdog warned that hackers could make smartphones their next target, after it received a record number of security and virus alerts last year.
The growing use of cloud computing - where data is stored on remote internet servers - was also increasing vulnerability, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team's Co-ordination Centre said yesterday.6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong was the world's second biggest target for e-mail cyberattacks last month, a new report says.
One in every 180 e-mails that landed in the city's inboxes last month carried malware, which refers to malicious code in the form of a virus, trojan or worm, said the study by the United States-based internet security firm Symantec.6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Book revives fond memories
I would like to introduce the book Hong Kong into our collective memory. It is a photographic record of the places we used to visit, the things we remember and what we used to do. For example, the book features the Star Ferry pier and the Kowloon Walled City.27 Apr 2010 - 12:00am