Fake news on social networks must be strictly handled: official

Nguyen Huy Ngoc, Chief of the Secretariat of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education, has urged competent agencies to strictly handle fake social network accounts in the names of agencies and individuals to post false information. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam to test 5G mobile network this year

Vietnam will enhance its telecommunications infrastructure, expand its broadband network and develop 5G mobile connectivity this year. The latter is a key component of the Government’s Resolution 01, in which the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) will grant test 5G frequencies to operators this ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam says Facebook violated controversial cybersecurity law

Facebook has violated Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law by allowing users to post anti-government comments on the platform, state media said on Wednesday, days after the controversial legislation took effect in the communist-ruled country.Keep reading ...

Ha Binh

Vietnam discloses cybersecurity draft decree

The Ministry of Public Security has publicized a long-waited draft decree providing guidelines to implement a cybersecurity law. The draft required firms providing a range of services, including email or social media, to set up offices in Vietnam.Keep reading   ...

Ba Do

Gov’t calls for social network ethics code

The Government has urged the Ministry of Information and Communications to build a code of ethics on social networks for internet service providers and users to create a healthy networking atmosphere in the country.Keep reading ...

VOV News Reporter

Joint initiative in Hanoi to make internet more gender equal

The Swedish Embassy, UNDP, UN Women, civil society organisations, business community and local media are cooperating with Wikimedia to highlight achievements of women from Vietnam on the occasion of the National Women’s Day (20 October). With the initiative, the organisers want to increase the number ...

UNDP

Vietnam cyber law set for tough enforcement despite Google, Facebook pleas

Vietnam is preparing to strictly enforce a new cybersecurity law requiring global technology companies to set up local offices and store data locally despite pleas from Facebook, Google and other firms, a government document showed.Keep reading ...

Mai Nguyen

Malware affects 71 percent of computers, mobile devices

Up to 71.38 percent of computers and mobile devices in Vietnam are getting infected with malicious viruses, but only 11 percent of the users are aware they have been victims of cyber-attacks.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam urges Facebook to open office ahead of controversial cyber law

Vietnam has asked Facebook to open a local office as the Communist-ruled country increases pressure on global technology firms to abide by a controversial cyber security law.Keep reading ...

Mai Nguyen

Over 6,500 local websites hacked

More than 6,500 websites in Vietnam have been attacked by hackers so far this year, according to an expert at the 2018 ASEAN Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Incident Drill, or ACID 2018, in Hanoi City on September 5.Keep reading ...

Van Ly

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