Spam calls

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Advertising information mixed with deceptive contenticon

Advertising information mixed with deceptive content

The number of spam messages and calls have dropped since government issued new regulations, but more unwanted communications are being seen.

 
Additional 29,000 IP addresses that distribute spam emails made publicicon

Additional 29,000 IP addresses that distribute spam emails made public

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/02/2021

The Information Security Administration under the Ministry of Information & Communications has just updated the blacklist of IP addresses that distribute spam emails.

Hanoi builds smart city, speeds up 5G commercializationicon

Hanoi builds smart city, speeds up 5G commercialization

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/01/2021

Developing a smart city and commercializing 5G are the two key tasks the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and the Hanoi People’s Committee have assigned to the Hanoi Department of Information and Communication.

Over 89,600 mobile subscribers spreading spam calls blocked in six monthsicon

Over 89,600 mobile subscribers spreading spam calls blocked in six months

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/01/2021

Five major mobile service providers - Viettel, VinaPhone, MobiFone, Vietnamobile, and the virtual network I-Telecom blocked more than 89,600 mobile subscribers spreading spam calls in the six last months of 2020.

Vietnam striving to eliminate annoying spam calls, messages, emailsicon

Vietnam striving to eliminate annoying spam calls, messages, emails

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/11/2020

Decree No.91 by the Government about fighting against spam advertising calls, emails, and messages went into effect from October 1, along with the new hotline 5656 of the Vietnam Telecommunications Authority to report spam calls, messages.

34,700 subscribers blocked for making spam callsicon

34,700 subscribers blocked for making spam calls

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/10/2020

According to the Telecommunications Department under the Ministry of Information and Communications, mobile network operators in Vietnam locked 34,700 subscribers that made spam calls and prevented over 9 million fake calls in the last three months.

Newest method to block marketing messagesicon

Newest method to block marketing messages

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/10/2020

From now on, mobile phone users in Vietnam can subscribe into the list to block all marketing messages and calls via a short SMS to 5656. They can also report annoying or unwanted advertising content as well.

Strict rules implemented to stop unwanted messages and advertisingicon

Strict rules implemented to stop unwanted messages and advertising

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/10/2020

Nguyen Khac Lich, deputy director of the Information Safety Department under the Ministry of Information and Communication, talks to VietNamNet about measures to prevent spam messages and unwanted advertising.

Spam messages, calls to be blocked in late 2020icon

Spam messages, calls to be blocked in late 2020

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/07/2020

Competent agencies will deactivate the SIM cards of unknown users in late 2020, while spam text messages and calls will also be blocked, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Phan Tam told a review conference in Hanoi yesterday.

Spam calls remain rampanticon

Spam calls remain rampant

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/12/2019

Local mobile carriers are not yet able to block spam calls due to the absence of clear regulations and a detailed definition of “spam calls.”