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  • Microsoft Edge Multiple Vulnerabilities October 22, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Microsoft Edge, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger remote code execution, security restriction bypass and sensitive information disclosure on the targeted system. Impact Remote Code Execution Security Restriction Bypass Information Disclosure System / Technologies affected Microsoft Edge prior to 95.0.1020.30 Solutions Before installation of the software, […]
  • Cisco Products Multiple Vulnerabilities October 22, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Cisco Products, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service condition, cross-site scripting, security restriction bypass, remote code execution and sensitive information disclosure on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service Remote Code Execution Security Restriction Bypass Cross-Site Scripting Information Disclosure System / Technologies affected Cisco […]
  • Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities October 21, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Linux Kernel, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger denial of service condition, elevation of privilege, remote code execution and sensitive information disclosure on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service Remote Code Execution Information Disclosure Elevation of Privilege System / Technologies affected Ubuntu 21.04 Ubuntu […]
  • Oracle Products Multiple Vulnerabilities October 20, 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, security restriction bypass, sensitive information disclosure and data manipulation and on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service Remote Code Execution Security Restriction Bypass Information Disclosure Data Manipulation System / Technologies […]
  • Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities October 20, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Google Chrome, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger remote code execution, security restriction bypass and sensitive information disclosure on the targeted system. Impact Remote Code Execution Security Restriction Bypass Information Disclosure System / Technologies affected Google Chrome prior to 95.0.4638.54 Solutions Before installation of the software, […]
  • Juniper Products Multiple Vulnerabilities October 18, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Juniper products, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger cross-site scripting, denial of service, remote code execution, elevation of privilege and security restriction bypass on the targeted system. Impact Cross-Site Scripting Denial of Service Elevation of Privilege Remote Code Execution Security Restriction Bypass System / Technologies affected […]
  • Apache Tomcat Denial of Service Vulnerability October 18, 2021
    A vulnerability has been identified in Apache Tomcat, a remote user can exploit this vulnerability to trigger denial of service condition on the targeted system. Impact Denial of Service System / Technologies affected Apache Tomcat version 10.1.0-M1 to 10.1.0-M5 Apache Tomcat version 10.0.0-M10 to 10.0.11 Apache Tomcat version 9.0.40 to 9.0.53 Apache Tomcat version 8.5.60 […]
  • Microsoft Edge Multiple Vulnerabilities October 15, 2021
    Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Microsoft Edge, a remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to trigger remote code execution, denial of service condition and security restriction bypass on the targeted system. Impact Security Restriction Bypass Remote Code Execution Denial of Service System / Technologies affected Microsoft Edge prior to 94.0.992.47 Solutions Before installation of the software, […]
  • F5 BIG-IP Denial of Service Vulnerability October 15, 2021
    A vulnerability was identified in F5 BIG-IP, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger denial of service condition on the targeted system.   Note: No patch is currently available Impact Denial of Service System / Technologies affected BIG-IP   16.1.0 15.1.0 - 15.1.4     14.1.0 - 14.1.4     13.1.0 - 13.1.4     12.1.0 - 12.1.6     […]
  • Adobe Monthly Security Update (October 2021) October 15, 2021
    Adobe has released monthly security update for their products:   Vulnerable Product Risk Level Impacts Notes Details (including CVE) Adobe Acrobat and Reader Medium Risk Remote Code Execution Elevation of Privilege   APSB21-104 Adobe Connect Medium Risk... Impact Elevation of Privilege Remote Code Execution Security Restriction Bypass Cross-Site Scripting System / Technologies affected Adobe Acrobat […]

RSS GovHK Law & Order

  • US notice condemned October 21, 2021
    The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today strongly condemned the Implementation of Employment Authorization for Individuals Covered by Deferred Enforced Departure for Hong Kong notice issued by the US authorities. In a statement, the Hong Kong SAR Government pointed out that this notice equates to the US offering a so-called safe haven to wanted fugitives […]
  • New customs chief appointed October 20, 2021
    The Central People's Government has approved the appointment of Louise Ho as Commissioner of Customs & Excise on the recommendation of Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Ms Ho’s appointment took effect from today when Hermes Tang proceeded on pre-retirement leave after 34 years’ service. The Chief Executive said Ms Ho has served in the Customs & Excise Department […]
  • Rule of law explained to teachers October 20, 2021
    Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng today spoke at a training course given to more than 100 teachers on the proper concepts of the rule of law and Hong Kong's legal system. In her talk on how the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region consolidates the upholding of the rule of law in society, she introduced the basic […]
  • Taiwan urged to grant suspect's entry October 19, 2021
    Secretary for Security Tang Ping-keung today urged Taiwan to allow homicide case suspect Chan Tong-kai's entry, saying he learnt that Chan very much hopes to surrender to Taiwan. Mr Tang spoke to the media about the case after attending a Legislative Council meeting today. He noted that Chan had already served his sentence for the offence he […]
  • Students presented with I&T awards October 15, 2021
    The award presentation ceremony of the Junior Police Call's first STEM-Up HK Innovation & Technology Competition was held at the Convention & Exhibition Centre today. Addressing the ceremony, Commissioner of Police Siu Chak-yee said the Chief Executive's 2021 Policy Address proposed a number of innovation and technology-related initiatives, including promoting research and development and attracting talent. The National […]
  • 13 arrested in lobster smuggling case October 14, 2021
    Hong Kong Customs today said it cracked three lobster smuggling cases with its Mainland counterparts and arrested 13 people. At a press briefing, Hong Kong Customs Syndicate Crimes Investigation Bureau Group Head (Special Investigation Group) Rita Li said: “Hong Kong Customs and Mainland law enforcement agencies mounted a joint anti-smuggling operation, code-named JL, targetting cross-boundary lobster smuggling activities […]
  • DoJ responds to UN statement October 12, 2021
    The enactment of the National Security Law is in line with the international practice of safeguarding national security and the sovereign rights of each state, the Department of Justice (DoJ) said today. In its response to a United Nations special rapporteurs statement on the National Security Law, the department noted that Hong Kong's legal system and rule of law […]
  • Child protection campaign launched October 9, 2021
    Police today rolled out the "Let's T.A.L.K. - Child Protection Campaign", which is the department's first large-scale education and publicity campaign on child protection. The campaign, which runs until November 27, aims to raise public awareness on child protection and enhance the mental health of carers of children in order to build harmonious families. Speaking at the […]
  • Govt reacts to misleading news report October 8, 2021
    The Security Bureau today expressed deep regret over online media Citizens News' report about Secretary for Security Tang Ping-keung's remarks on the legislation on Article 23 of the Basic Law, saying that the report had misled the public. The bureau noted that Citizens News misled its readers about the remarks made by Mr Tang at the […]
  • Anti-doxxing law in effect October 7, 2021
    The Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 came into effect today to combat malicious doxxing acts so as to protect the public's personal data privacy. Published in the Gazette, the ordinance criminalises doxxing acts and empowers the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data to carry out criminal investigations and institute prosecution towards doxxing-related offences. It also confers on the commissioner statutory […]

RSS GovHK Press Release

  • Yellow fire danger warning October 23, 2021
    Attention duty announcers, radio and TV stations: Yellow fire danger warning      The fire danger situation today (October 24) is yellow and the risk of fire is high. People are urged to prevent fires breaking out and hikers should also be vigilant.
  • InnoCarnival 2021 showcases scientific research achievements and promotes culture of innovation and technology (with photos) October 23, 2021
         InnoCarnival 2021, organised by the Innovation and Technology Commission, is being held from today (October 23) to October 31. Under the theme "Innovate for a Bright Future", the carnival this year is held in a hybrid format as a physical and online event due to the epidemic, which involves a number of physical exhibits of […]
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Programme statistics October 23, 2021
         The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 240 days since February 26, 2021.        So far, about 8 972 000 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 […]
  • COVID-19 vaccination activities held in Yuen Long, Central & Western districts (with photos) October 23, 2021
         Following the provision of a COVID-19 vaccination service at shopping malls in Kwun Tong and Lok Fu earlier, the Government's outreach vaccination team today (October 23) provided the BioNTech vaccination service to residents at a temporary vaccination area in a shopping mall in Yuen Long.      Meanwhile, senior citizens taking part in […]
  • Appeal for information on missing man in Sheung Shui (with photo) October 23, 2021
         Police today (October 23) appealed to the public for information on a man who went missing in Sheung Shui.      Yip Wan-fuk, aged 30, went missing after he left his residence in Cheung Wah Estate on October 19. His family made a report to Police on October 21.      He is about 1.7 metres tall, 60 kilograms […]
  • Update on cluster of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci cases at Tuen Mun Hospital October 23, 2021
    The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:      Regarding an earlier announcement on a cluster of patients confirmed to be carriers of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE) in a Medical and Geriatrics ward, the spokesman for Tuen Mun Hospital gave the following update today (October 23):      In accordance with the prevailing guidelines, the hospital […]
  • Public hospitals daily update on COVID-19 cases October 23, 2021
    The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:      As at 9am today (October 23), four COVID-19 confirmed patients (case numbers: 12278, 12281, 12284, 12290) were discharged from hospital in the last 24 hours. So far, a total of 12 016 patients with confirmed or probable infection have been discharged.      At present, there are […]
  • Speech by CE at opening ceremony of 2nd Women Power Forum (English only) (with photo/video) October 23, 2021
         Following is the video speech by the Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, at the opening ceremony of the 2nd Women Power Forum today (October 23): Madame Huang Xiaowei (Vice-President and First Member of the Secretariat of the All-China Women's Federation), Deputy Director Lu Xinning (Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government […]
  • CHP investigates six additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 October 23, 2021
         The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) announced that as of 0.00am, October 23, the CHP was investigating six additional confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), taking the number of cases to 12 320 in Hong Kong so far (comprising 12 319 confirmed cases and one probable […]
  • SED on student population and appointment requirements of teachers October 23, 2021
         Following is the transcript of remarks by the Secretary for Education, Mr Kevin Yeung, at a media session after attending a radio programme today (October 23): Reporter: Some teachers may become jobless, and some schools may have to close down…(inaudible)? Secretary for Education: As I said before, there is a very obvious trend of decreasing […]