Hongkong Post alerts public to phishing SMS messages and fraudulent websites

2022.11.01

Hongkong Post reminds members of the public to be alert to the recent new phishing SMS messages and fraudulent websites purported to be from Hongkong Post. Such phishing SMS messages and fraudulent websites claim that a mail item could not be delivered, thus requesting for an update of the recipient’s address, with intent to obtain personal information by deception.

Below are the screenshots of the phishing SMS messages and fraudulent websites concerned:-

Phishing SMS message

Screenshots of Phishing SMS message

Fraudulent Website

Screenshots of Fraudulent Website

Domains of the fraudulent website

hkpoei[.]com
hkrocit[.]com
hkpoieq[.]com
hkroist[.]com
hkromit[.]com
hkroev[.]com
hkroew[.]com


Hongkong Post would like to reiterate that it had no connection with any of these phishing SMS messages and fraudulent websites. Hongkong Post will NOT make any requests to members of the public via SMS message and email with links for payment or provision of personal information. In addition, the official domain names of Hongkong Post websites are “hongkongpost.hk”, “hongkongpost.gov.hk” and “ecert.gov.hk”. Members of the public are advised to access Hongkong Post website by bookmarking the website in the Internet browser or typing the official website address.

Please stay alert to phishing SMS messages and fraudulent websites, and visit here for screenshots of reported fraudulent emails, SMS messages and websites.

For enquiries, please call the Hongkong Post General Enquiry Hotline at 2721 2222 or email to hkpo@hkpo.gov.hk.

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