One of the country's top anti-virus software developers, Bach Khoa
Antivirus (BKAV), has launched its free online scanning service that
allows individuals and companies to better manage security risks on
Using cloud computing, an online data
storage technology, the service allows online-users to detect and
evaluate thousands of hacker vulnerabilities and their current security
status without installing any software.
BKAV's statistics, six Vietnamese websites see attacks from hackers
everyday. More than 2000 websites are hacked annually, causing great
damage to the development of domestic companies.
to Nguyen Minh Duc, Director of BKAV's Security Division, the first
seven months of testing, the service saw 1,063 registrations for the new
More than 70 percent of the registered websites saw security holes and risks after an initial scan.
The service is provided at BKAV's website: webscan.bkav.com. BKAV is
one of the first three antivirus software producers including McAfee and
Comodo to provide a free online scanning service.-VNA