As Vietnam plays its first Asiad 2018 match, millions of fans have been left in the lurch.
The use of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) in Vietnam in 2017 grew by 200% from 2016, heard a conference held by the Vietnam Internet Centre under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) in Hanoi on January 16.
Over 20 years of development, Vietnam’s internet has made sustainable contributions to society and Government policies have resulted in 60% of the population using the web, said Phan Tam, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications at the ongoing APRICOT 2017 conference in HCM City.
A conference focusing on the need to establish groups to handle cyber security problems and maintain safe cyber operations was held in Ho Chi Minh City December 6.
Around 76% of Vietnamese internet protocol (IP) cameras are susceptible to illegal access because users keep the fixed accounts of the makers rather than changing them, a report by the Bach Khoa Technology Group (BKAV) has revealed.
Pokemon Go, a location-based augmented reality game, might be harmful and pose security threat if gamers use the WiFi facility provided at government premises.
The rate of IPv6 usage in Vietnam was reported at only 0.03%, 300 times lower than the world’s average rate at 10.4%.
More than 106,300 new ".vn" domain names were registered in the first 11 months of this year, bringing the total number of ".vn" domain names to 343, 370, a year-on-year increase of 16.4%, according to the Vietnam Internet Network Information Centre (VNNIC).