Case of Bkav being hacked under investigation

Case of Bkav being hacked under investigation

The Department of Cybersecurity and High-Tech Crime Prevention (PA05 – under the Ministry of National Security) is cooperating with the Authority of Information Security to investigate the case of Bkav’s source code being sold publicly on the Internet.

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.

Bkav’s engineers are studying the BP560 design. (Photo: SGGP)

Ventilators urgently developed, manufactured for Covid-19 fight

Vingroup – a private business conglomerate in Vietnam – has successfully developed its first ventilator model and sent to the Ministry of Health for inspection before mass-manufacturing it. Similarly, Bkav Corporation – a domestic technology giant – is trying to finish its own ventilator model in this May for production. All are striving to help doctors and patients in Vietnam in the fierce combat against Covid-19.

Introducing a piece of security software at a national conference on cyber safety. (Photo: VNA)

Cyber attacks still posing grave dangers in Vietnam

Despite the optimistic report by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) about cyber security status in Vietnam this January, the reality has shown that various kinds of attacks still exist on the Internet and are able to harm Internet users if they are careless.

More than 139,000 computers in Vietnam infected with new coinminer virus

More than 139,000 computers in Vietnam infected with new coinminer virus

BKAV Corporation announced on March 28 that there have been more than 139,000 computers in Vietnam infected with a new coinminer virus called W32.AdCoinMiner. Via the online advertising service Adf.ly and software vulnerability, this virus uses infected computers to generate digital currency without permission.