Vietnam recorded 2,915 cyber attacks in the first six months of 2021, an increase of 898 compared with the same period last year.
Vietnam jumped to the 25th place amongst 194 countries and territories in the 2020 Global Cybersecurity Index, which was recently unveiled by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
Facebook has filed a lawsuit against four people living in Vietnam for hacking into accounts and running illegal ads worth more than $36 million.
Affirming that there has been no sign of massive cyberattacks on many newspapers, the Authority of Information Security said it would soon issue a procedure for quickly responding to cyberattacks on press agencies.
Of nearly 1 million cyber-attacks on critical IT systems handled annually by the Network Information Security Center of the Government Cipher Committee, attacks that exploited vulnerability accounted for more than 87%.
To improve security and safety of social network environments for students, especially secondary students, Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem district has implemented the pilot model "For a healthy environment on social networks”.
In the first quarter of 2021, the Department of Information Security at the Ministry of Information and Communications recorded 1,271 cyber-attacks on information systems in Vietnam, a reduction of 20% compared to the same period last year.
Vietnam saw significant improvements in its cybersecurity landscape in 2020 despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Many Zalo users are sharing posts regarding their claims about the right to use personal data. They do not want Zalo to collect and use personal images and data when they use this social network.
Still coping with difficulties caused by Covid-19, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) also face risks in information and data security in 2021.
High schools across the nation will begin teaching cybersecurity from the 2021-2022 academic year within the scope of the defence and security course.
The Ho Chi Minh City Police Department, on January 12, held a ceremony to announce a decision on the establishment of its new devision for cyber security and high-tech crime prevention and control.