The police are inspecting the location where criminals carry out their illegal activities.

Illegal digital data trading detected

The Department of Cyber Security and Hi-tech Crime Prevention, Ministry of Public Security (A05) yesterday announced the result of its fight against a group of people illegally selling confidential digital data of Vietnamese people.

Information of Vietnamese citizen ID card is sold illegally on RaidForums

No information leak in latest illegal ID card information sale

An account named Ox1337xO, created on RaidForums in May 2021, announced a sale of a 17GB data package on May 13. This package is supposed to include details of citizen ID cards of many Vietnamese people. The post was then deleted, but was still stored in the cache of Google search engine, and has raised serious concern over information safety.

HCMC to process 90 percent of administrative documents online

HCMC to process 90 percent of administrative documents online

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee has just approved the plan to implement IT in state operations, digital government development, and cyber security maintenance for the period from 2021-2025. This plan aims at improving the service quality towards individuals and businesses.

Products in the field of cyber security are exhibited on the Vietnam Information Security Day 2020 in Hanoi. (Photo: SGGP)

Higher level of cyber security needed for national digital transformation

The Government has asked the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to prioritize mastering the ecosystem for Vietnamese cyber security products in order to best serve demands arisen from the process to establish an e-government, smart city, and essential national databases, as well as carrying out the national digital transformation.