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Hackers hacked Cyberport's staff's documents

Cybersecurity platform Falcon Feedsio posted on social media that Cyberport was hacked. The hackers were in possession of the Cyberport startup's staff's identification documents, company documents, photos, etc., amounting to more than 400GB of data.

Cyberport responded that it has confirmed that a cyber security incident involving an unauthorized third party hacking into part of Cyberport's computer system was discovered today (6) and that it has taken immediate action to control the incident, including alert handling and shutting down the affected computer equipment, and has promptly commenced a detailed investigation with the assistance of an independent cyber security expert. Cyberport has undertaken to provide appropriate assistance to the affected parties and to enhance the system's defenses, as well as to set up a dedicated email account for handling and following up the incident.

Falcon Feedsio, a cybersecurity platform, disclosed in a social media post that Cyberport had been hacked, and the hackers held more than 400GB of Cyberport's data, which included the startup's staff's identification documents, company documents, and photos. The relevant information is now priced at US$300,000, equivalent to HK$2.35 million.

Cyberport responded that it confirmed that a cyber security incident involving an unauthorized third party intrusion into some of Cyberport's computer systems was discovered today. Cyberport has taken immediate action to contain the incident, including alerting the police and shutting down the affected computer equipment, and has promptly commenced a detailed investigation with the assistance of independent cyber security experts. Cyberport has also notified the relevant authorities and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong.

Cyberport said that in the course of its IT security testing earlier today, it noted that information suspected to be related to the incident had been circulated on the Internet. Cyberport strongly condemns any form of cybercrime and will fully cooperate with law enforcement agencies.

Cyberport stated that it attached great importance to data security and undertook to provide all appropriate assistance to the affected parties and to enhance the system's defenses, as well as to set up a dedicated email for handling and following up the incident. Cyberport said it would further enhance its security in various areas such as data management and network security to further strengthen the system's defenses and take all necessary measures to ensure the safekeeping of data.

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