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Vietnam facing serious large-scale cyber attack

Vietnam facing serious large-scale cyber attack

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.

739 cyber attacks detected in May

739 cyber attacks detected in May

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.

Vietnam holds nationwide cyber-attack drill

Vietnam holds nationwide cyber-attack drill

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.

Vietnam, Japan enhance IT cooperation

Vietnam, Japan enhance IT cooperation

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.

Nearly 600 cyber attacks in November

Nearly 600 cyber attacks in November

As many as 597 cyber attacks were launched on Vietnam’s websites in November 2017, according to the Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT).

Cyber attack losses increase in 2016

Cyber attack losses increase in 2016

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.

Vietnam, China security ministries want closer ties

Vietnam, China security ministries want closer ties

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.

Clinton campaign also hacked in attacks on Democrats

Clinton campaign also hacked in attacks on Democrats

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.