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Vietnam among hardest hit by cryptomining attacks: security bulletin

Vietnam is among nations hardest hit by cryptomining attacks this year, says Moscow-based multinational cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab.

Vietnam vulnerable as new cyber security threat emerges

Cryptocurrency mining malware is the new threat and Vietnam’s weak cyber security makes it particularly vulnerable.

CEO absconds as another cryptocurrency firm implodes in Vietnam

Over a dozen investors of a cryptocurrency mining company have claimed to be victims of a fraud case after the company's director went missing, allegedly with their money.
July 29, 2018 | 08:08 am GMT+7

No legalizing bitcoin, Vietnam says

Officials think high volatility and lack of safety make cryptocurrencies unsuitable for central bank backing.
June 29, 2018 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam importing bitcoin diggers in large numbers

Cryptocurrency is illegal in the country, but 6,400 mining systems have been imported in the first four months of the year.
June 14, 2018 | 09:04 am GMT+7

Vietnamese government fines illegal Bitcoin trading site

The firm claimed to have a license to trade the cryptocurrency, but was hit by a $1,750 fine.
May 09, 2018 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

Bitcoin start-ups in Asia take aim at remittances market

Many of the start-ups do not deal directly with individual customers, but instead provide the "back end" transfer mechanism for remittance shops.
March 14, 2018 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

Computer shops embrace lucrative business: outfitting cryptocurrency miners

Some of the biggest electronics bazaars in Asia are being flooded with customers looking for cryptocurrency mining rigs.
February 21, 2018 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Four Vietnamese arrested in Japan for alleged cryptocurrency account selling

They are accused of having illegally sold the account to a crime group.
February 19, 2018 | 07:20 pm GMT+7

Bitcoin skids amid broad cryptocurrency sell-off

The virtual currency has been down by almost 40 percent in 2018, amid worries about a regulatory clampdown.
February 03, 2018 | 03:02 pm GMT+7

Bitcoin use under scrutiny in Indonesian island of Bali

Some locals in Bali said bitcoin was being used mainly by foreigners on the island.
January 19, 2018 | 04:17 pm GMT+7

Coining it in: Bitcoin vs lucky money for Lunar New Year in Vietnam

People are going head over, well, tails, for the lucky charms.
January 14, 2018 | 12:08 pm GMT+7

Trying to control the 'uncontrollable': Vietnam pushes for Bitcoin legal framework

Cryptocurrencies are not officially recognized in Vietnam, but that has not discouraged investors.
January 07, 2018 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Bitcoin falls 30 percent, posts worst week since 2013

Warnings about the risks of investing in the unregulated market have increased.
December 23, 2017 | 09:02 am GMT+7

Japan firm says it will pay part of salaries in Bitcoin

'Employees can receive salaries by Bitcoin if they want to.'
December 15, 2017 | 02:11 pm GMT+7
 
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