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.
The Code of Conduct on Protection of Children on Cyberspace is scheduled for issuance in the fourth quarter of 2021.
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 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 is now a concern for everyone, said Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Huy Dung at the Vietnam Security Summit 2021.
The State Bank and the Ministry of Transport led ministries and ministry-level agencies in the cyber security readiness rankings in 2020,
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.
A vulnerability on Facebook has been exploited by hackers to change the name of many fanpages of universities in Vietnam.
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.
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 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 white-hat hackers' discovery of vulnerabilities of large systems has contributed to affirming the global capacity of the domestic cybersecurity team.
Viettel Cyber Security Company has issued a report on Vietnam’s information security situation in the first six months of 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.