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Phone numbers of 50 mln Vietnamese Facebook accounts leaked

The phone numbers and other personal data of more than 50 million Facebook accounts in Vietnam are among 419 million accounts exposed online worldwide.

Philippine hackers attack Vietnamese websites to avenge Facebook account thefts

Philippine hackers have attacked Vietnamese websites, including a government agency, probably in retaliation to Vietnamese hackers stealing their compatriots’ Facebook accounts.

Vietnam cyberattacks down by half

Vietnam suffered 3,159 cyberattacks in the first six months, half of them through emails with malicious links.
July 06, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam both victim and source of massive cyber attacks

Vietnam is the second most cyber-attacked country in the world after Russia, says leading cyber-security firm Kaspersky.
January 23, 2019 | 08:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to restrict access to app using Chinese name for Paracels

Vietnam will restrict use of weather app Windy because it uses a Chinese name for the Hoang Sa Archipelago.
November 24, 2018 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Singapore says hackers stole 1.5 mn health records in cyberattack

Hackers have stolen the health records of 1.5 million Singaporeans including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
July 21, 2018 | 10:11 am GMT+7

Cyber security law restrictions worry Vietnamese legislators

A senior lawmaker says the law could curb personal rights, but is necessary for a bigger cause.
May 29, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Lesser known N Korea cyber-spy group goes international: report

APT37 had spied on South Korean targets since at least 2012 but has expanded its scope to Japan, Vietnam and the Middle East last year, researchers said.
February 21, 2018 | 08:31 am GMT+7

Vietnam cuts domestic server requirement for foreign firms from cyber-security bill

The bill still requires tech giants such as Google and Facebook to store Vietnamese users' data in the country.
January 11, 2018 | 10:45 am GMT+7

Vietnam sets up command center for cyberspace defense

The new unit would 'research and predict online wars', the defense ministry said in a report on the government website.
January 08, 2018 | 11:42 pm GMT+7

Vietnam loses $542 million to cyber viruses in 2017

Cryptocurrency systems could be the big target this year.
January 02, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

10 pioneers who led the internet charge in Vietnam

These people are behind the arrival of the internet two decades ago, its endless expansion and popular service development.
November 22, 2017 | 05:18 pm GMT+7

Vietnam unhappy with how Facebook handles requests to remove 'toxic' content

Google has been more cooperative on the matter as Vietnam holds on to plans for a home grown social network.
November 18, 2017 | 12:07 am GMT+7

Global malware worm may hit harder in Vietnam this week - experts

The ransomware, WannaCry, has been said to cause ‘stronger’ impact in Vietnam on Monday.
May 15, 2017 | 11:31 am GMT+7

Saigon airport’s website hacked, no damage reported

The website has resumed operations after the overnight attack, which aviation officials believe was only meant as a security alert.
March 09, 2017 | 06:39 pm GMT+7
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