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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 leaps to 25th place in Global Cybersecurity Index

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 sues 4 people living in Vietnam for online scams

Facebook has filed a lawsuit against four people living in Vietnam for hacking into accounts and running illegal ads worth more than $36 million.

Solutions for using, managing livestreams

The state needs to resolve disputes about social networks by law. This is the solution of a modern society that respects a rule-of-law culture.

E-newspapers receive emergency rescue if cyber-attacked

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.

The victims of livestreams

Imagine that you or your children become the victim of public denouncements when your information is exposed to the public. What would you do?

Joining forces to clean up cyberspace

Many livestreams, where ‘social network gangsters’ feel free to curse and insult others, have been organized online, attracting thousands of likes.

Vietnam successfully handles APT attacks

The National Cyber Security Center – member of the IT Authority under the Ministry of Information and Communications – announced that since the beginning of 2021, Vietnam has faced numerous Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attacks in different forms.

Hackers attack critical IT systems by exploiting vulnerabilities

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%.

Police urge Hanoi students to use social networks properly

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”.

Network attacks on Vietnamese systems decrease by 20%

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.

Becoming a cybersecurity power to have peace

A cybersecurity powerhouse is like a military power in the real world. Vietnam must be a power in cybersecurity. 

Cybersecurity in Vietnam sees positive changes in 2020

Vietnam saw significant improvements in its cybersecurity landscape in 2020 despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Users object to Zalo’s use of their images and personal data

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.

Experts warn of high risks for information security in 2021

Still coping with difficulties caused by Covid-19, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) also face risks in information and data security in 2021.

Cyberattacks increase during Lunar New Year

Taking advantage of the upcoming Tet holiday, when demand for online transactions, payments, gifts and to send lucky money increases, many hacker groups are stepping up their fraudulent activities aimed at users of banking services and e-wallets.

Cyber attacks increase during Lunar New Year

Taking advantage of the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, when demand for online transactions, payments, gifts and to send lucky money...

Cybersecurity to be included in high school curriculum

High schools across the nation will begin teaching cybersecurity from the 2021-2022 academic year within the scope of the defence and security course.

 

Vietnam introduces anti-fake news website

The Ministry of Information and Communications has organized an inauguration ceremony for a website http://tingia.gov.vn/ that will receive complaints against and publicize fake news.

HCM City police sets up division to crack down on cybercrime

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.