Vietnam Government agency suffered cyber attack

Reports the Vietnam Government Certification Authority suffered supply chain attack. It has been reported that in early December 2020, the Vietnam Government Certification Authority (VGCA) was the victim of a supply-chain attack, similar to the Able Desktop software attack. According to cyber security firm, ESET, researchers uncovered this new supply-chain…

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Smart cities part of national digital transformation drive in Vietnam

Smart city development must be closely linked with strong information infrastructure and e-government development. Vietnam has built policies and made efforts to develop smart cities as it considers it one of three key tasks in the national digital transformation process, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. The Prime Minister said…

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Cybersecurity brings Govts of Singapore and Vietnam together

APAC countries boost cooperation for online protection Singapore and Vietnam expressed concerns about the challenges and threats to cybersecurity in the region and world, during a virtual ministerial meeting between the two countries. Both countries agreed the challenges relate to the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and shared information about…

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Vietnam to integrate 4G into terrestrial mobile communication terminal devices

Government assess the impacts of a draft circular on national technical regulations on terminal devices. Vietnam will issue new technical regulations for terminal devices of terrestrial mobile communication, which will include integrating 4G into such devices. The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) last week held a webinar to assess the…

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Vietnam denies it was behind phishing emails targeting China

Fireye says threat example of latest COVID-19 related espionage The Vietnamese Government has come out and denied it was behind phishing emails targeting the Chinese city of Wuhan and China’s Ministry of Emergency Management. According to Reuters Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry said the reports from Fireye, were “baseless”. “The accusation is…

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