Ministry warns of security breaches Sci-Tech

Ministry warns of security breaches

The Authority of Information Security under the Ministry of Information and Communications has warned of two security breaches that exist in Remote Desktop Services of the Windows operation system (OS).
Vietnam ranks sixth globally in DDoS attack sources Sci-Tech

Vietnam ranks sixth globally in DDoS attack sources

Vietnam ranked sixth in the world and second in Asia-Pacific for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack sources in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to Nexusguard, a leading cloud-based DDoS security solutions provider.
Vietnam hit by 620 cyber attacks in first quarter of 2019 Sci-Tech

Vietnam hit by 620 cyber attacks in first quarter of 2019

Vietnam suffered 620 cyber attacks in the first three months of this year, down by about 50 percent compared with last year’s figure, according to the Authority of Information Security (AIS) under the Ministry of Information and Communications.
SBV urges customer information security Sci-Tech

SBV urges customer information security

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has issued a decree asking businesses to enhance customer information privacy after an alleged breach of mobile retail chain The Gioi Di Dong (Mobile World) revealed personal information of more than five million customers.
Malware affects 71 percent of computers, mobile devices Sci-Tech

Malware affects 71 percent of computers, mobile devices

Up to 71.38 percent of computers and mobile devices in Vietnam are getting infected with malicious viruses, but only 11 percent of the users are aware they have been victims of cyber-attacks, according to the Authority of Information Security under the Ministry of Information and Communications.
Over 500,000 routers, storages infected by VPNFilter Sci-Tech

Over 500,000 routers, storages infected by VPNFilter

The Authority of Information Security under the Ministry of Information and Telecommunications on May 29 warned that more than 500,000 routers and storages in many countries, including Vietnam, have been exposed to VPNFilter virus.
Wired VN faces new security threats Sci-Tech

Wired VN faces new security threats

As Internet use in Vietnam continues to rise, avoiding online security threats will become even more difficult, said Vu The Binh, Vietnam Internet Association (VIA) General Secretary.