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Kaspersky detected more than 47 million remote desktop protocol (RDP) threats in Vietnam in the first half of 2021, accounting for nearly half of all cases in Southeast Asia.

Code of conduct on child protection in cyberspace to be issued

The Code of Conduct on Protection of Children on Cyberspace is scheduled for issuance in the fourth quarter of 2021.

Vietnam to honor Top 50 security experts

Every year, Vietnam will honor the Top 50 security experts who have contributed to detecting security holes of national digital platforms.

 

Vietnamese firms on better footing in cyber security market

The Vietnamese cyber security market, which was previously flooded with solutions developed by foreign businesses, have become more balanced, and domestic firms are tend to be on a better footing.

Vietnam preparing policies for safer cyber environment for children

Vietnam now has around 15 million under-16 children, who are considered the most vulnerable to harmful effects like bullying, attacks, scamming, and even sexual assaults on the cyber environment.

 

Cyber security becoming a big concern for firms, individuals

Cyber security is now a concern for everyone, said Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Huy Dung at the Vietnam Security Summit 2021.

State Bank, Transport Ministry top 2020 cyber security readiness rankings

The State Bank and the Ministry of Transport led ministries and ministry-level agencies in the cyber security readiness rankings in 2020,

Customer information of many Vietnamese SMEs stolen

According to a new study by Cisco, 59% of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Vietnam experienced network problems in the past year. As a result, information of many customers was stolen by hackers.

Vietnamese universities’ fanpages renamed due to Facebook's vulnerability

A vulnerability on Facebook has been exploited by hackers to change the name of many fanpages of universities in Vietnam.

Taking advantage of pandemic, cyber attacks increase sharply

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, cyber criminals have taken advantage of the attention of the whole society to increase cyber attacks, spread malware and scams.

Well-known Vietnamese hacker arrested

Nham Hoang Khang, a well known hacker, has been detained and prosecuted by the Criminal Police Department (C02) under the Ministry of Public Security for the behavior of ‘taking property by force’.

Cyberattacks on Vietnam decline, but become more sophisticated

According to the Information Security Agency of the Ministry of Information and Communications, the number of cyber-attacks on Vietnam decreased in the first half of 2021, but the level of sophistication and damage was much greater.

The Ministry of Public Security completes draft decree on cybersecurity fines

The act of buying and selling personal data of over 10,000 people should result in a fine of VND80-100 million (nearly US$3,500), according to a proposal by the Ministry of Public Security.

Vietnamese IT expert detects 6 serious security holes in Microsoft, Adobe

Vietnamese white-hat hackers' discovery of vulnerabilities of large systems has contributed to affirming the global capacity of the domestic cybersecurity team.

Experts identify information security trends in Vietnam

Viettel Cyber Security Company has issued a report on Vietnam’s information security situation in the first six months of 2021.

Handbook helps people be safe online during pandemic

The handbook "Information Security during the Covid-19 pandemic" will provide basic skills and operations to help Internet users ensure information security while online during the Covid-19 pandemic.

New online scams related to pandemic reported

Taking advantage of people's anxiety about health during the Covid-19 pandemic, criminals have committed new forms of fraud and profiteering through cyberspace.

Vietnamese cybersecurity expert tops world white-hat hacker ranking

Nguyen Tuan Anh, security expert of Viettel Cyber Security, surpassed more than 25,000 "white hat hackers" in the world to top the June 2021 rankings of Bugcrowd, the world's largest security vulnerability search platform.

Vietnam sets new regulations, tightens advertising on Facebook, YouTube

From September 15, cross-border platforms such as Facebook and Google will have to remove ads in violation of regulations within 24 hours after receiving a notice from the Ministry of Communications and Information.

 

Vietnam is one of the top 5 targets of Android malware

India and Vietnam are ranked among the top five countries globally to be hit by Android/FakeAdBlocker malware, according to ESET, a Slovak internet security company headquartered in Bratislava.