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Former hacker, community help Vietnamese fight scams on Telegram

A Telegram channel created by Hieupc, a former well-known hacker, fights against phishing and cyber scams.

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.

Well-known Vietnamese hacker arrested

Nham Hoang Khang, a well known hacker, has been detained and prosecuted by the Criminal Police Department (C02) under the Ministry of Public Security for the behavior of ‘taking property by force’.

Vietnamese cybersecurity expert tops world white-hat hacker ranking

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.

Hacker sells personal data of 300,000 Vietnamese on cyberhacking forum

An account holder named "kjkwwfw" has been found selling the personal profiles of 300,000 Vietnamese citizens on cyberhacking forum Raidforum.

Apps scan and collect Facebook user information for sale

VietNamNet Bridge - Telephone numbers, emails and addresses of millions of Vietnamese Facebookers can be bought easily.

State agency websites are targets for hackers

VietNamNet Bridge - A number of websites in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province have been hacked, adding to a growing number of incidents. 

Journalist guilty of helping Anonymous deface Los Angeles Times

 An American journalist has been found guilty of helping hacktivist group Anonymous deface the website of the Los Angeles Times.

Oil and gas giants prepare for possible hacker attack

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Industry and Trade has asked Vietsovpetro and PetroVietnam to prepare themselves for a possible hacker attack as it is said that international hackers plan to attack the companies’ networks on June 20.

Excellent IT student becomes hackmaster

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Van Hoa has given all the money he earned from selling stolen credit card information to his father, and used it to buy land plots in Binh Duong and HCM City.

BKAV denounces Microsoft of “lending hand” to spyware to attack VN

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vu Ngoc Son, Vice President of BKAV, the Vietnamese leading Internet security firm, pointed out that Microsoft’s MS12-027 has served as the most powerful weapon supporting the spyware campaigns in Vietnam.

Hanoi: 200 students off school because of hacker

 VietNamNet Bridge – The police have identified the one who penetrated into the electronic communication software system of the Ha Dinh Primary School in Hanoi, to send false messages that made nearly 200 students absent from school.

Global DDoS attacks have not hit Vietnam yet

VietNamNet Bridge – Bkav has not recorded any attack to Vietnam from the historical DDoS (denial of service) attacks that are happening in the world.