Hong Kong reports ‘first case’ of COVID-19 reinfection

Hong Kong scientists are reporting the case of a healthy man in his 30s who became reinfected with coronavirus four and a half months after his first bout. They say genome sequencing shows the two strains of the virus are Read More …

Hong Kong police arrest 2 people on suspicion of making explosives

A 16-year-old teenager and a 52-year-old woman were arrested on Monday in Hong Kong on suspicion of making or possession of explosives, police said. Chow Cheung-yau, superintendent of the Hong Kong police’s Narcotics Bureau, told a press conference that the Read More …

Tropic Trooper’s Back: USBferry Attack Targets Air-gapped Environments

Tropic Trooper, a threat actor group that targets government, military, healthcare, transportation, and high-tech industries in Taiwan, the Philippines, and Hong Kong, has been active since 2011. The group was reportedly using spear-phishing emails with weaponized attachments to exploit known vulnerabilities. Primarily Read More …

Hong Kong: 14kg of dangerous substances and improvised bomb found at abandoned school site

Hong Kong police found 14kg of dangerous substances and an improvised bomb at an abandoned school in eastern Kowloon on Saturday, with a senior officer saying some of the chemicals appeared to be from the campus of Polytechnic University occupied Read More …

Hong Kong researchers invent antiviral “coating”

A team of researchers from a Hong Kong university claim to have developed an antiviral coating they say can provide 90 days of “significant” protection against bacteria and viruses such as the novel coronavirus. Read more… Source: Reuters  

Home-made bomb delivered to Hong Kong police chief’s office in envelope

Hong Kong’s police chief received an improvised explosive device at his headquarters on Monday, though no one was injured and evacuation was deemed unnecessary. At an afternoon press briefing, police said the attack represented an “open challenge” and warned against Read More …

Unexploded IED found at Shenzhen border control point

An improvised explosive device was discovered in a rubbish bin at the Shenzhen Bay Control Point on Tuesday morning, just 12 hours after a Hong Kong public toilet was set ablaze by a suspected home-made bomb, making it the third such Read More …

Hong Kong police say two home-made devices found at Wan Chai school

Detectives investigating the seizure of two powerful home-made bombs at a Hong Kong school campus believe they were intended for an attack on police at a massive anti-government march over the weekend, sources said on Tuesday. The apparent bomb plot, Read More …

Hong Kong police find explosives on eve of latest protests

Police in Hong Kong are warning of possible violence on the eve of another mass protest against a controversial extradition bill after making “the largest seizure” of explosives in the territory. The seizure came on the day that thousands of pro-government supporters Read More …