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Rushing to carry out digital transformation without careful planning will increase the risk of data breaches to 72 percent, and the risk of cyberattacks and threats to valuable assets by 65 percent.

Cyber attacks on the rise in Q1/2022

The Authority of Information Security, Ministry of Information and Communications reported more than 3,000 cyberattacks on systems in Viet Nam in the first three months of this year.

Cyber-attacks in Vietnam decrease sharply in 2021

Kaspersky data shows that the number of online and offline attacks in Vietnam decreased sharply in 2021 compared to the previous year, which indicated Vietnam's efforts in creating a safe cyberspace.

Vietnamese lose VND24.4 trillion because of computer malware in 2021

In 2021, the damage caused by computer viruses to Vietnamese users continued to be at a high level of VND24.4 trillion ($1.06 billion), according to Bkav. 

Cyberattacks: from jokes to crimes

Many young people see attacking a website or a system as a joke. But when they have to be involved in legal procedures, they realize the seriousness of the acts, but it is too late.

Cyberattacks are similar to terrorism

Many hackers conduct cyberattacks just to show their abilities and do not think that the cyberattacks will put them behind bars.


Ministry discovers 30 cases of disclosure of State secrets in 2021

After inspecting 26 local agencies and units, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) this year discovered 30 information disclosure cases with 202 documents, and found many serious security vulnerabilities.

Vietnam accounts for nearly half of brute-force attacks versus RDP

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.

Vietnam reports over 3,900 cyberattacks in seven months

Vietnam recorded more than 3,900 cyberattacks in the first seven months of 2021, according to the Authority of Information Security (AIS) under the Ministry of Information and Communications.

Vietnam hit by 2,900 cyber attacks in first half of 2021

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 suggests US$3,475 penalty for personal data breach

The move by Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security is essential as it is the personal information protection that shows respect for the right of each person.

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...

Ensuring cybersecurity a key task in digital transformation

Ensuring cybersecurity is considered a key factor for a successful and sustainable digital transformation, and at the same time, an inseparable part of digital transformation, 

More than 4,000 cyberattacks in 10 months

Vietnam recorded more than 4,100 cyberattacks in the first 10 months of this year, a decrease of 7.8 per cent over the same period of last year.

ASEAN - Japan cyber security drill held

The 2020 ASEAN - Japan drill on trans-national cyber security took place online and offline on June 25 with the participation of the ten ASEAN member countries and Japan.

Nearly 1,500 cyber attacks hit Vietnam’s information systems

Nearly 1,500 cyber attacks were recorded on information systems in Vietnam in the first five months of 2020, a year-on-year decline of 43.9 percent, according to the Department of Information Security.

Cyberattacks plunge more than half in four months

Vietnam reported 1,056 cyberattacks that triggered incidents in its information systems in the first four months of 2020, down 51.4 percent year-on-year.

Vietnam bans cyber attack behaviours in any form

Vietnam strictly bans all cyber attacks against organisations and individuals in any form, said the Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Spokesman Ngo Toan Thang at the ministry’s regular press conference on April 23.

Hackers capitalising on COVID-19 to launch cyberattacks, ministry warns

Some hacker groups have taken advantage of the COVID-19 outbreak’s complex developments in many countries to launch cyberattacks against agencies and organisations around the world, including those in Vietnam.

Nearly 290 attacks targeting websites in Vietnam in February

There were 288 cyber attacks targeting Vietnamese websites in February, up 1.8 percent compared to the previous month, according to a report of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).