Vietnam receives over 5,400 cyber-attacks so far

Vietnam receives over 5,400 cyber-attacks so far

The Authority of Information Security (under the Information and Communications Ministry) has just announced that in the first five months this year, there have been 5,463 cyber-attacks in Vietnam, including 930 Phishing, 776 Deface, and 3,757 Malware.

 

Regular activities of NCSC.

Info administrators warned to fortify cyber security in 2022

The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) under the Authority of Information Security (AIS – Ministry of Information and Communications) reported a total of nearly 1,400 cyber-attacks in January alone (an increase of 10.29 percent compared to last December). This alarming figure has forced information administrators of organizations as well as each Internet user in Vietnam to use proper tools to strengthen their cyber security.

The malware infection rate in Vietnam has decreased but still remained high compared to other countries in the world (Photo: quantrimang.com)

MIC enhances network security

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has launched the “Review and remove malware nationwide in 2020” campaign to enhance the country's network security.
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.

Vietnam facing serious large-scale cyber attack

Vietnam facing serious large-scale cyber attack

The Authority of Information Security under the Ministry of Information and Communications yesterday made a request that all state offices, organizations, and businesses urgently scan and uninstall any possible malware released by a large-scale Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attack to the Vietnamese cyber space.

A program of Kaspersky Lab to update knowledge on the latest cyber attacks. Photo by T.Ba

Cyberspace protection in VN needs closer collaboration

The Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT) has recently issued a warning on the newest grave attack of ransomware GandCrab 5.2 in Vietnam. This has given a wake-up call to all organizations in the country regarding a necessary cooperation to further strengthen cyber security.

IoT devices are the aim of cyber-attacks

Camera, sensor, and IoT devices in Vietnam vulnerable to cyber attacks

Newly released statistics from Kaspersky show that in 2017 there were around 3 cyber-attacks per second globally. What is more, Vietnam is classified as being highly exposed to hacking risks, and 2018 is predicted to witness a boom of intentional security attacks when the country determines to build a smart city with many cameras, sensor and Internet of Thing (IoT) devices.