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Fraudulent email purporting to be issued by OGCIO

     The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) today (May 14) alerted members of the public to a fraudulent email purporting to be issued by OGCIO from its email account, The email contains a hyperlink which might trick recipients into downloading malicious software.

     A spokesman for OGCIO said, "The OGCIO has no connection with the fraudulent email and has reported the case to the Police for investigation.

     "Members of the public are reminded to stay alert and not to open any suspicious emails or download any software or applications through hyperlinks in those emails."

     For more practical advice and guidelines on measures to prevent cyber attacks, please visit the Cyber Security Information Portal (

Ends/Thursday, May 14, 2015
Issued at HKT 17:06


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