Utop – an app for online shopping using blockchain technology by FPT Group. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam to actively apply blockchain technology in various fields

Understanding the effectiveness of blockchain technology in different aspects of life, the Government has issued Decision No.100/QD-TTg/2019 about traceability, including the use of blockchain technology, and Decision No.2117/QD-TTg/2020 about applied technologies in the field of digital technology in order to boost the development of the blockchain market in Vietnam.

Pandemic compelling switch to digital currency

Pandemic compelling switch to digital currency

The sudden and unexpected emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic has raised serious concerns among people in all countries about the transmission of the virus through paper currency. 

Digital currency shifts in post-pandemic era

Digital currency shifts in post-pandemic era

 The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has gradually changed the business mindset across many national economies, shaping the trend to use less cash and shift towards a digital platform by way of digital currency. In order to meet up with this new trend as well as take advantage of changing times, the Central Banks have devised their own legit currency called Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). 
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.