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Vietnam records more than 1,000 cyber-attacks over four-month period

Vietnam records more than 1,000 cyber-attacks over four-month period

VOV.VN - The opening four months of the year saw the country’s information systems endure a total of 1,056 cyber-attacks, with some leading to multiple incidents, according to the latest statistics released by the Department of Information Security under the Ministry of Information and Communications.

Malware affects 71 percent of computers, mobile devices

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.

Bkav: Mobile devices becoming targets of hackers

Bkav: Mobile devices becoming targets of hackers

Vietnam saw a big spike in malware and spyware targeting smartphones and other mobile devices in the third quarter of this year, according to data of Vietnamese tech outfit Bkav.

Malware targets IP cameras in Vietnam

Malware targets IP cameras in Vietnam

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.

Malware hidden in Vietnam’s computer system, Bkav warns

Malware hidden in Vietnam’s computer system, Bkav warns

Vietnam’s technology group Bkav warned on August 8 that the malware that recently attacked the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines is also hidden in the websites of government agencies, corporations, banks, research institutes and universities.

Computer viruses plaguing Vietnam

Computer viruses plaguing Vietnam

Computer viruses caused a loss of VND8.7 trillion (US$400 million) in Vietnam last year compared to VND8.5 trillion in 2014, the BKAV Technology Group revealed in its latest network security survey released last month.

Unlicensed software means malware

Unlicensed software means malware

There is a close and consistent correlation between the use of unlicensed software and malware as well as security threats, experts have warned.