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Eight percent of polled internet users in Vietnam said they regularly receive scam calls, and 57.5 percent receive scam messages.
While cyber bullying is becoming more common at schools, students are finding it difficult to seek support from teachers or their parents.
Online phishing attacks continue to increase in many sophisticated forms. Most scammers target financial institutions and banks.
Vietnam is set to join 15 other countries in performing maneuvers for cyber security incidence responses at the 2023 ASEAN Computer Emergency Response Team (CERTS) Incident Drills (ACID) on October 18-19.
There was a huge jump in the number of threats targeting small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) in Vietnam in the first half of the year, global cybersecurity and digital privacy company Kaspersky has said.
Bkav yesterday released a warning about a dangerous virus taking advantage of the standard svchost.exe process on a computer to deeply penetrate the system and regenerate itself. In August only, nearly 96,000 computers were infected with it.
The global cybersecurity company Kaspersky and AIS under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) jointly held a workshop for technical exchange and thought leadership.
Experts advise that parents should partner and educate children with proper skills, so that kids can both enjoy the benefits as well as avoid risks while browsing the internet.
Cybersecurity experts have warned of the risks of personal data leaks after a surge in sharing photos on an application that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to create animated images for entertainment.
Cybersecurity firm BKAV warned of the new malware that has been stealing Facebook business accounts.
Viettel Cyber Security (VCS) experts have warned that hackers in the second half of the year will continue to exploit serious security vulnerabilities in popular IT products and services such as mail servers and workflow management platforms.
Preventing toxic content being seen by small children is a difficult task which needs the cooperation of many parties, including parents, schools and social organizations.
While many analysts believe that data might have leaked from the three major mobile network operators, a developer in Hanoi said that such a large-scale information leakage must be from a very large store.
Information about subscribers of MobiFone, VinaPhone and Viettel, the three largest mobile network operators in Vietnam, have been up for sale via an automatic bot on Telegram.