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VietNamNet Bridge - Regarding the cyberattacks at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat Airports on July 29, experts from BKAV, Vietnam's leading network security firm, believe that Vietnam Airlines’ computers might have been controlled by spyware.

Central bank sounds alarm after hackers hit Vietnam Airlines, airports

 The State Bank of Vietnam has written to banks, credit institutions and financial organisations, warning them against hackers a day after the websites of Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports and Vietnam Airlines were hacked.

Bank security in danger as hackers attack accounts

VietNamNet Bridge - A series of attacks by hackers on banks occurred recently, showing that banks’ investments in security solutions are insufficient.

Hackers attack e-mail system of state agencies in Quang Ninh

 VietNamNet Bridge - Forging email system upgrades, hackers stole many accounts and spread false information, affecting the activities of Quang Ninh authorities.

Vietnamese hackers suspected of attacking Anonymous’s web chat

VietNamNet Bridge - A group of Vietnamese teenagers allegedly were involved in the attack on the webchat of Anonymous, a notorious group of hackers.

How hackers hijack the net's phone books

 Online services that charge to kick people out of games or bombard websites with data have been put out of action by PayPal and security researchers.

Domestic bank websites contain security glitches

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thirty per cent of Vietnamese bank websites have security loopholes, according to the country's top internet security firm, BKAV.

Apple Mac attacks 'trivial', claims security researcher

 Creating malicious software that can attack Apple Mac computers is "trivial", a leading security researcher has claimed.

Experts say aircraft at risk of being hijacked from computer hackers

VietNamNet Bridge - Modern civil aircraft could be hijacked by hackers from the ground, according to experts. 

Hackers expose private information of 50,000 VNPT clients

VietNamNet Bridge – DIE Group, a group of hackers, has posted personal information about 50,000 clients of VNPT, the largest telecom group in Vietnam, on the internet.

US spy chief James Clapper highlights cyber threats

 US intelligence agencies have placed cyber attacks from foreign governments and criminals at the top of their list of threats to the country.

Businesses neglect Internet security to protect reputation

 VietNamNet Bridge – Most Vietnamese companies are negligent when it comes to protecting their information on the Internet, VNCERT director Vu Quoc Khanh told Kinh Te & Do Thi newspaper.

More than 200,000 network devices in Vietnam under hackers’ watch

More than 200,000 home and business network devices in Vietnam are vulnerable to “Misfortune Cookie”, through which hackers can watch users’ operations and hijack devices from a distance, according to BKAV, Vietnam's leading internet security firm.

North Korea struggles to stay online

 North Korea appears to have suffered a second internet blackout, according to internet performance measuring firm Dyn Research.

Apple's $1bn anti-competition trial might collapse

 A court case against Apple, which could see the company facing damages of $1bn, might collapse.

Hackers steal info from 1.4 mill payment cards on TripAdvisor’s tour-booking site

 VietNamNet Bridge –  Vietnamese who used TripAdvisor’s Viator tour-booking site are concerned about the news that hackers stole information from 1.4 million payment cards of customers.

Over 1,000 VN websites hacked within two-week period

 VietNamNet Bridge – Security Daily’s monitoring system found that 1,039 websites were hacked in the first two weeks of September, but the hacked organizations do not seem to be concerned.

More than 1,000 websites hacked by cyber thieves

The Vietnam Information Safety Association says hackers broke into 1,039 Vietnamese websites in the first two weeks of September, the highest figure in any two-week period so far this year.

Hackers use new methods to steal passwords, experts warn

VNCERT has drawn the public’s attention to a new attack method through local networks. Many attacks have targeted state agencies and organizations.

To avoid hackers, experts urge careful use of cloud services

 VietNamNet Bridge –  Recent attacks on iCloud.com that resulting in theft of privage information was caused by iPhone users’ habit of sharing Apple’s accounts and other accounts for other online services.