Hong Kong, September 9 (ZXS) -- Hong Kong Cyberport Management Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Cyberport") was recently hacked, resulting in some data leaks. Sun Dong, Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, said in a meeting with the media on the 13th that the SAR Government is highly concerned about the cyber attack. He has asked Cyberport to comprehensively improve the protection measures for relevant network systems and sensitive data files, and plug various loopholes.

Sun Dong said that the SAR government strongly condemns the relevant cyber crimes and expresses deep condolences to those affected. In response to this matter, the police are conducting an in-depth investigation. Once the investigation is clear, the perpetrators will be severely punished by law. Apart from requesting Cyberport to close the loophole, he also instructed Cyberport to contact the affected persons and provide all necessary support to the maximum extent possible, fully cooperating with the Police and independent cyber security experts in their detailed investigation of the incident.

Hong Kong Cyberport is Hong Kong's digital technology flagship and incubation base, bringing together more than 1900,8 community enterprises. In mid-August this year, Cyberport discovered that the system had been compromised. Immediately after the incident, Cyberport took steps to investigate, report to the police and seek assistance from law enforcement authorities, and notified the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data of Hong Kong on 8 August.

According to Hong Kong media reports, on the 6th of this month, information suspected of being related to the incident was disclosed on the "dark web", including suspected internal information of the personnel department of Cyberport, such as employee photos, ID cards, mobile phone numbers, application resumes, bank information, etc., amounting to 400GB.

Cyberport issued a statement on the 12th to announce the latest situation of the incident, saying that it had noticed that relevant information had been disclosed and had directly contacted and provided assistance to potentially affected persons. (End)