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 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) has denied assertions that its database on the East Sea was stolen by hackers.

MONRE hacked, secret East Sea data possibly stolen

ESET, an internet security firm, has discovered an intentional cyberattack against the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE). Top confidential documents, it warns, may have been stolen by attackers.

Vietnamese iPhones spared by hackers

 While many Australian and US iPhone owners were hacked since the beginning of this week, Vietnamese iPhone owners did not seem to be in threat, experts reported.

Vietnam-China cyberwar breaking out?

 VietNamNet Bridge – After hackers claiming to be Vietnamese attacked multiple Chinese websites, 102 Vietnamese websites were attacked by Chinese hackers. It is widely feared this may trigger a cyberwar between Vietnam and China.

Police arrest gang involved in hi-tech crime

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi Police have uncovered a gang of thieves who buy credit card numbers from hackers and make phony bookings at hotels, later cancelling the reservations with hotel sales executives who are also part of the scam.

Nation at high risk of cyber attacks

 Vietnam, along with the US, India and Germany, have the greatest number of Internet users affected by phishing attacks, with the total number doubling since last year, computer security company Kaspersky Lab says.