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Hackers sell ransomware as threats to data security increase

Hackers have offered to share profits with buyers under a binary compensation plan like the one used in multi-level marketing (MLM) businesses.

Vietnamese bank accounts targeted by hackers

Hackers recently used thousands of fake websites to deceive Vietnamese users and appropriate their bank and Facebook accounts.

Vietnamese game Axie hacked for more than $600 million

As many as 173,600 Ethereum and 25.5 million dollars have been withdrawn from Axie Infinity’s system. With that scale, this is one of the most serious attacks in the history of the cryptocurrency industry.

Hacker says he successfully broke into security system of BPhone

By exploiting a flaw on BKAV Mobile Security, a hacker has said that he fooled the security system of BPhone to unlock the device.

Data of millions of Vietnamese investors on virtual currency app leaked

A hacker has offered for sale the data of millions of users of ONUS - one of the most popular cryptocurrency investment applications developed by Vietnamese.

Exploitable security plagues digitalisation

Disruptive technologies spur the evolution in the financial landscape, with comprehensive applications providing convenient access to customers’ banking needs.

Facebook accounts vulnerable to Vietnamese hackers

The account of the former footballer Ivanovic has been appropriated by Vietnamese hackers, raising concern about the security of Facebook accounts.

Vietnam condemns cyberattacks in all forms: Foreign Ministry spokeswoman

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang affirmed there is no basis to believe that a group of hackers related to Vietnam attacked some foreign websites to gain information.

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.

Bitcoin falls below $6,000

 The value of Bitcoin has fallen to below $6,000 - its lowest price since November 2017.

Winter Olympics targeted by hackers says security firm

 Hackers have attempted to steal sensitive data from groups involved with next month's Winter Olympics, cyber-security firm McAfee said.

Millions 'stolen' in NiceHash Bitcoin heist

 "Highly professional" hackers made off with around 4,700 Bitcoin from a leading mining service, a Bitcoin exchange has said.

Hackers release more HBO episode shows: report

 Hackers have released more unaired episodes of popular HBO shows but the latest leak did not include anything on the hit series "Game of Thrones," 

HBO offered $250,000 to hackers in bid to delay data release

 Time Warner Inc's HBO network last month offered $250,000 to cyber criminals who hacked into its computer system, asking them to extend a deadline for paying a much larger ransom, 

Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation

The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships' satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology.

Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned international cyber raids

 Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest, investigators ...

Yahoo says one billion accounts exposed in newly discovered security breach

 Yahoo Inc warned on Wednesday that it had uncovered yet another massive cyber attack, saying data from more than 1 billion user accounts was compromised in August 2013, making it the largest breach in history.

Some Yahoo users close accounts amid fears breach could have ripple effects

 Many Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close their accounts and change passwords as experts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in history could spill beyond the internet company's services.

Coordinated defense

The time has come for threat intelligence sharing between financial institutions in Vietnam and worldwide, said Mr. Robert Trong Tran, Director of Cyber Security Services, PwC Vietnam.

Russian whistleblower Stepanova treated 'very poorly': IOC's Pound

 Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova and her husband, who fled their country after uncovering a state-backed doping scandal, were treated poorly by all sports bodies,