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  • Apple Products Multiple Vulnerabilities July 22, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Apple products, an attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service condition, elevation of privilege, remote code execution, sensitive information disclosure, security restriction bypass on the targeted system.   Updated on 23 July 2021: ... Impact Denial of Service Elevation of Privilege Remote Code Execution Security Restriction […]
  • Microsoft Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability July 22, 2021
    A vulnerability has been identified in Microsoft Windows, an attacker can exploit this vulnerability to trigger elevation of privilege on the targeted system.   Note: No patch is currently available Impact Elevation of Privilege System / Technologies affected Windows 10 1809 and later versions Solutions Note: No patch is currently available   For the affected system […]
  • Linux Multiple Vulnerabilities July 22, 2021
    Multiple Vulnerabilities have been identified in Linux, an attacker can exploit this vulnerability to trigger elevation of privilege and denial of service condition on the targeted system.   Impact Elevation of Privilege Denial of Service System / Technologies affected Linux OS Solutions Before installation of the software, please visit the software vendor web-site for more details.   […]
  • Oracle Products Multiple Vulnerabilities July 21, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Oracle Products, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service condition, remote code execution, disclose sensitive information, data manipulation and security restriction bypass on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service Remote Code Execution Security Restriction Bypass Information Disclosure Data Manipulation System / Technologies […]
  • Juniper Junos OS Denial of Services Vulnerabilities July 21, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Juniper Junos OS, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service System / Technologies affected Juniper Junos OS Please refer to the link below for detail: https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA11200 Solutions Before installation of the software, please visit the […]
  • Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities July 21, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Google Chrome, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger remote code execution and sensitive information disclosure on the targeted system. Impact Remote Code Execution Information Disclosure System / Technologies affected Google Chrome (Desktop version) prior to 92.0.4515.107 Solutions Before installation of the software, please visit the […]
  • Microsoft Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability July 19, 2021
    A vulnerability has been identified in Microsoft Windows, a remote user can exploit this vulnerability to trigger elevation of privilege on the targeted system. Impact Elevation of Privilege System / Technologies affected Windows Print Spooler Solutions Note: No patch is currently available   For the affected system mentioned above, apply the following work around. Stop […]
  • NetApp Products Multiple Vulnerabilities July 19, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in NetApp Products, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service condition, sensitive information disclosure and data manipulation on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service Information Disclosure Data Manipulation System / Technologies affected ONTAP Select Deploy administration utility Clustered Data ONTAP Clustered Data ONTAP […]
  • Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities July 19, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Linux Kernel, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger elevation of privilege, sensitive information disclosure and data manipulation on the targeted system. Impact Elevation of Privilege Information Disclosure Data Manipulation System / Technologies affected SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP2 SUSE Linux Enterprise Module […]
  • Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities July 16, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Google Chrome, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger remote code execution and data manipulation on the targeted system.   Note: CVE-2021-30563 is being exploited in the wild. Impact Remote Code Execution Data Manipulation System / Technologies affected Google Chrome (Desktop version) prior to 91.0.4472.164 Solutions […]

RSS GovHK Law & Order

  • Surveillance commissioner named July 22, 2021
    Justice Wally Yeung has been appointed Commissioner on Interception of Communications & Surveillance for three years from August 17. The appointment was made by the Chief Executive upon the Chief Justice’s recommendation. Justice Yeung is currently Vice-President of the Court of Appeal of the High Court. Commenting on the appointment, Chief Executive Carrie Lam lauded Justice Yeung as […]
  • Security chief views smart prison July 21, 2021
    Secretary for Security Tang Ping-keung today inspected the Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution to learn about its working environment and operations. The renovated institution is the Correctional Services Department’s first smart prison which applies technology in its management and security to enhance operational efficiency and promote humanised management. Commissioner of Correctional Services Woo Ying-ming briefed Mr Tang on […]
  • Patrick Nip inspects new recruits July 21, 2021
    Secretary for the Civil Service Patrick Nip inspected the Fire Services Department’s passing-out parade for 14 station officers, three ambulance officers, 79 firemen and 77 ambulancemen at the Fire & Ambulance Services Academy today. Speaking at the parade, Mr Nip commended the department for rising to the challenge at the forefront in the fight against COVID-19 […]
  • 5 arrested for seditious publications July 21, 2021
    Police's National Security Department today arrested five members of the General Union of Hong Kong Speech Therapists for conspiring to publish seditious publications. Two men and three women aged between 25 and 28 were arrested. They include the union’s chairperson, vice chairperson, secretary and treasurer. Police have frozen $160,000 of the union’s assets. More arrests have not […]
  • Man arrested for security breach July 20, 2021
    The Police National Security Department launched an operation today and arrested a 51-year-old man for collusion with a foreign country or with external elements to endanger national security. The man is a former media company editor suspected to be connected to a case detected in June. He is being detained for enquiries. Investigations are ongoing and Police […]
  • Changes to immigration law set July 18, 2021
    The Immigration (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 will take effect from August 1, further improving the handling of non-refoulement claims, the Government announced today. Pursuant to the amended ordinance, a claimant must attend interviews upon request by the Immigration Department. If a claimant fails to attend an interview, the department may still decide on the claim. During the screening […]
  • Better future for HK with security law July 16, 2021
    The National Security Law has been implemented for more than a year. Hong Kong & Macao Affairs Office Director Xia Baolong presented a review and outlook of the law at a thematic forum held by the Chinese Association of Hong Kong & Macao Studies. Today, I would like to share with you my views. Since the […]
  • Security law aligns with int'l practice July 16, 2021
    The National Security Law is in line with the international practice of safeguarding national security, the Department of Justice said today. The department issued a statement in response to the US administration's so-called advisory to US businesses and individuals operating in Hong Kong, saying it is appalling to see that a number of western countries have launched groundless […]
  • CE rejects US claims July 16, 2021
    Chief Executive Carrie Lam said US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's statement on the National Security Law contained sweeping and totally unsubstantiated remarks which represented blatant interventions into China's internal affairs. Mrs Lam issued a statement, further to the Government's response this morning on the business advisory released by the US Department of State, the Department of Commerce, […]
  • HK's position remains resilient: FS July 16, 2021
    Financial Secretary Paul Chan said today that the implementation of the National Security Law has reinforced Hong Kong's position as an international financial centre. He also reiterated in his statement that the so-called business advisory issued by the US administration to US businesses and individuals operating in Hong Kong was totally ridiculous and unfounded. Mr Chan noted […]

RSS GovHK Press Release

  • CHP reminds public on precautions against heat stroke during very hot weather July 25, 2021
         The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (July 26) reminded members of the public, particularly those undertaking outdoor activities, to take heed of necessary measures against heat stroke and sunburn in very hot weather.      "The public should carry and drink plenty of water to prevent dehydration while […]
  • Assess the risk of heat stroke to employees July 25, 2021
    Attention duty announcers, radio and TV stations:        Please broadcast the following special announcement immediately, and repeat it at frequent intervals when the Very Hot Weather Warning is in force:        The Labour Department reminds employers that as the Very Hot Weather Warning is in force, they should assess the risk of heat […]
  • Very Hot Weather Warning issued July 25, 2021
    Attention TV/radio announcers: Please broadcast the following as soon as possible:      The Hong Kong Observatory has issued the Very Hot Weather Warning.      To prevent heat stroke, avoid prolonged activities outdoors.      If engaged in outdoor work or activities, wear a wide-brimmed hat and light-coloured, loose-fitting clothes. Stay in shaded areas as much as possible.      Drink plenty […]
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Programme statistics July 25, 2021
         The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 150 days since February 26, 2021        So far, about 5 270 100 doses of vaccines have been administered under the Vaccination Programme. Details are as follows:     Number of persons receiving Sinovac vaccine Number of persons receiving BioNTech vaccine Total number of doses […]
  • HAD opens temporary night heat shelters July 25, 2021
         The Home Affairs Department has opened 19 temporary night heat shelters for people in need of the service.             The shelters will be open until 8am tomorrow.             For further information, please call the department's hotline before midnight on 2572 8427.             The 19 temporary night heat shelters are located at:   Hong Kong Districts: […]
  • Public hospitals daily update on COVID-19 cases July 25, 2021
    The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:      As at 9am today (July 25), two COVID-19 confirmed patients (case number:11923, 11966) were discharged from hospital in the last 24 hours. So far, a total of 11 698 patients with confirmed or probable infection have been discharged.      At present, there are 602 negative pressure […]
  • CHP investigates three additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 July 25, 2021
         The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) announced that as of 0.00am, July 25, the CHP was investigating three additional confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), taking the number of cases to 11 979 in Hong Kong so far (comprising 11 978 confirmed cases and one probable case).      All […]
  • Chain of operations by Hong Kong Customs results in seizure of suspected dangerous drugs worth over $230 million (with photos) July 25, 2021
         Hong Kong Customs conducted a series of anti-narcotics operations between July 12 and yesterday (July 24) and detected three dangerous drugs trafficking cases. Suspected dangerous drugs worth above $230 million in total were seized in various districts and Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The seizures include about 145 kilograms of suspected liquid methamphetamine, 72 kilograms of […]
  • Hong Kong students triumph at international physics and mathematical tournaments (with photos) July 25, 2021
         Two teams of students representing Hong Kong have achieved excellent results at the 51st International Physics Olympiad (IPhO 2021) and the 62nd International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO 2021). Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, contestants participated in the competitions in their own country or region under online monitoring and joined virtual activities.      The […]
  • Liquor Licensing Board to meet on Tuesday July 25, 2021
    The following is issued on behalf of the Liquor Licensing Board:        The Liquor Licensing Board (LLB) will meet on Tuesday (July 27) to consider two applications for new issue and renewal of liquor licences.        The applications are (not in order of discussion):   Hong Kong: --------------- The Diner in Central   […]