(From left) Yeung Man-kin, chairman of the SMEs committee under the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, HKU Professor Yiu Siu-ming, Senior Superintendent Wong Chun-yue, and Chief Inspector Cheung Wai-ho, at a press conference to promote the new software. Photo: Jonathan Wong
(From left) Yeung Man-kin, chairman of the SMEs committee under the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, HKU Professor Yiu Siu-ming, Senior Superintendent Wong Chun-yue, and Chief Inspector Cheung Wai-ho, at a press conference to promote the new software. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong police to launch free software ‘[email protected]’ for businesses to fight phishing scams

  • Project, developed with researchers at HKU, is aimed at SMEs, after such scams caused more than HK$1.4 billion in losses last year
  • Data confidentiality will be ensured as software will run on companies’ servers, with no access for police and developers

Topic |   Scams and swindles
(From left) Yeung Man-kin, chairman of the SMEs committee under the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, HKU Professor Yiu Siu-ming, Senior Superintendent Wong Chun-yue, and Chief Inspector Cheung Wai-ho, at a press conference to promote the new software. Photo: Jonathan Wong
(From left) Yeung Man-kin, chairman of the SMEs committee under the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, HKU Professor Yiu Siu-ming, Senior Superintendent Wong Chun-yue, and Chief Inspector Cheung Wai-ho, at a press conference to promote the new software. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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