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Successful Hosting of TechWave Web3.0 Project Day: Hong Kong Marks a Milestone in Blockchain Industry Development

In his opening speech at the "Web3 Ecosystem Development: Accelerating Digital Transformation for SMEs" event, Johnathan Lee, CEO of Cyberport, expressed his honor in Cyberport being recognized as the Web3 hub of Hong Kong by the Hong Kong SAR government. He mentioned Cyberport's commitment to leveraging its innovation and technology ecosystem to drive collaboration, applications, and innovation in Web3 projects, as well as promote the development and popularization of the Web3 industry in Hong Kong. Wang Yang, Vice President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, highlighted the crucial role that Huawei Cloud will play in the development of the Web3.0 ecosystem in Hong Kong, providing powerful computing and storage capabilities to support the deployment of Web3.0 applications and foster the prosperity of Hong Kong's digital economy.

Gao Jianghai, President of the Enterprise Business Group of Huawei Cloud, pointed out that the Web3.0 industry still faces many technical challenges, and Huawei Cloud will utilize its accumulated ICT technology to address these key problems and help the Web3.0 industry move forward. Huang Jin, President of the Strategy and Industry Development Department at Huawei Cloud, unveiled Huawei Cloud's technical innovations and industry development strategies in the Web3.0 field, emphasizing their commitment to helping customers quickly obtain advanced Web3.0 technologies and successful experiences.

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Hong Kong's Web3 industry has been developing at a rapid pace

Hong Kong's Web3 industry has been developing at a rapid pace

Hong Kong's Web3 industry has been developing at a rapid pace. Cyberport, as a wholly-owned enterprise of the Hong Kong government and a policy enforcer, has been instrumental in promoting the development of the Web3 ecosystem in Hong Kong. Since the announcement of Hong Kong's Virtual Asset Development Declaration in October last year, the industry has grown rapidly.

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Hang Seng Bank to test programmable payment

Hang Seng Bank to test programmable payment

Hang Seng Bank is one of the banks with three selected use cases, including programmable payment for merchant reward schemes and disbursement of government qualifications. Four real-world simulation tests were successfully completed in September. Over 500 simulated digital Hong Kong dollar transactions were processed.

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Hong Kong Ballet hacked by ransomware

Hong Kong Ballet hacked by ransomware

The Hong Kong Ballet announced today (16th) that its computer network system has been hacked by ransomware, resulting in unauthorized access to its internal computer system. HKB has immediately conducted an internal investigation, hired a network security expert to assess the situation, and reported to the police and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data.

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BOC Hong Kong overlaid smart contracts in digital Hong Kong dollar

BOC Hong Kong overlaid smart contracts in digital Hong Kong dollar

BOC Hong Kong has successfully overlaid smart contracts in its Digital Hong Kong Dollar application. The first phase of the trial is open to some of the Bank's staff to purchase prepaid service contracts through the BoC Pay mobile payment application. After purchasing a pre-paid service contract from a preferred participating merchant, the customer's funds will be converted into a digital Hong Kong dollar.

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Hacking to be a problem in the future

Hacking to be a problem in the future

Cyberport and the Consumer Council have been hacked and blackmailed, resulting in the leakage of personal data. Mr. Yau Tat-kan, Legislative Council Member for Technology and Innovation, pointed out that hacking will definitely be a problem in the future. He suggested that the government should subsidize small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to strengthen their network security systems.

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Cyberpolice International Forum to be held in France

Cyberpolice International Forum to be held in France

The Cyberpolice International Forum, organized by the Police Force, will be held for three consecutive days from today (13) The recent hacking of Cyberport has aroused public concern over cyber security. Senior police officers and cybersecurity experts from more than 40 countries or regions, including France, Australia and Israel, participated.

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Cyberport hacked, data stolen

Cyberport hacked, data stolen

Cyberport was hacked in mid-August, involving the theft of up to 400GB of staff data. According to the hacker's latest website, the information has been "leaked" and can be downloaded for free from the dark web. A computer security researcher criticized the Cyberport for its poor security awareness.

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Cyberport claims to have lost 400 gigabytes of personal data to hacker group

Cyberport claims to have lost 400 gigabytes of personal data to hacker group

Cyberport is suspected to have lost more than 400 gigabytes (GB) of personal data to a hacker group that claimed today (December 12) that the data had been "leaked" Cyberport claims that it has contacted the potentially affected persons directly and will provide them with free identity monitoring services.

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Cyberport says it has contacted affected individuals

Cyberport says it has contacted affected individuals

Cyberport is suspected to have lost more than 400 gigabytes of personal data to a hacking group last month. The data included personal names and contact details, information on employees, former employees and job applicants, and a small amount of credit card information. Cyberport said it had contacted the potentially affected individuals directly and would provide them with free identity monitoring services by professional security consultants.

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Hong Kong's cybercrime rate rises by nearly half

Hong Kong's cybercrime rate rises by nearly half

More than 15,000 technology crimes in Hong Kong in the first half of this year, which soared by nearly half compared with the same period last year. Police jointly organized the first "Net Hunting Campaign with Cyberbay, a start-up in cyberport network vulnerability detection. During the event, network security experts discovered a total of 197 network security vulnerabilities.

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Hong Kong: A New Starting Point for Cryptocurrency and Digital Hong Kong Dollar

Hong Kong: A New Starting Point for Cryptocurrency and Digital Hong Kong Dollar

Hong Kong will allow individual retail investors to trade cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum, starting from June. This move signifies an important step by the Hong Kong government towards opening up cryptocurrency trading and embracing innovation in the Web3 space. Additionally, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority has launched a pilot program for a digital Hong Kong dollar. While the underlying technology of virtual assets can address the issue of trustless automated transactions, the risks associated with them cannot be ignored, making them unsuitable as widely used payment tools or for expanding financial inclusion. Therefore, the 'digital Hong Kong dollar', backed by strong endorsement, has now garnered public attention as it will serve as a backbone linking fiat currency and virtual assets, providing necessary digital financial infrastructure for the development of Hong Kong's Web3 ecosystem and digital economy.

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The Losses of Hong Kong's Financial Industry Development

The Losses of Hong Kong's Financial Industry Development

Charles Li, the former Chief Executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX), has passed away at the age of 76. He made significant contributions to the development of Hong Kong's financial and securities industry. Zhang Huafeng, former member of the Legislative Council representing the financial services sector, expressed that his death is a loss to Hong Kong's financial industry and expressed eternal remembrance for him.

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