There were 288 cyber attacks targeting Vietnamese websites in February, up 1.8% compared to the previous month, according to a report of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).
The Authority of Information Security under the Ministry of Information and Communications yesterday made a request that all state offices, organizations, and businesses urgently scan and uninstall any possible malware released by a large-scale Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attack to the Vietnamese cyber space.
As many as 739 cyber attacks were detected by the monitoring and warning system of the Vietnam Computer Emergency Rescue Team (VCERT) under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) in May, the team reported on June 14.
One hundred teams from across Vietnam are taking part in a biggest ever cyber-attack drill, which runs in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City from December 18 to 21.
Vietnamese websites were hit by more than 6,500 cyber security attacks – all either deface, malware or phishing attacks – in the first eight months of 2018.
Representatives from Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communications and Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications have agreed to boost cooperation in cyber security, radio frequency and smart city development.
As many as 597 cyber attacks were launched on Vietnam’s websites in November 2017, according to the Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT).
Computer viruses caused losses of VND10.4 trillion (US$470 million) in 2016, surpassing the VND8.7 trillion the year before, according to the latest report from the BKAV Technology Group.
A cyber training platform, purportedly the first of its kind in Vietnam, was launched November 3 by a cyber security training institute in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnamese Minister of Public Security To Lam and his visiting Chinese counterpart Guo Shengkun shared the wish for stronger links between the two ministries in the future, contributing to the friendship and comprehensive cooperation between the two nations.
All cyber attacks and hacking should be condemned and punished strictly, stated Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Hai Binh at the ministry’s regular press conference on August 4.
VOV.VN - The Noi Bai Airport has fully recovered after a cyber-attack from a group of Chinese hacktivists named China 1937CN Team delayed operations at 21 airports throughout the nation.
The computer network used by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign was hacked as part of a broad cyber attack on Democratic political organizations, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.