More than 2,500 websites with Vietnamese domains were attacked in the third quarter. (Photo: store.hp.com) Hanoi (VNA) - More than 2,500 websites with Vietnamese domains were attacked in the third quarter, meaning Vietnam stands in 10th in terms of the largest number of cyber attacks in the world. This number was tracked by the CyStack Attack Map system, developed by the Vietnam-based cyber security platform Cystack. It detected 127,367 attacks on websites around the world in the last three months, down slightly compared to the same period last year. However, the number of attacks on Vietnamese websites increased by 113 percent over a year earlier (from 1,183 to 2,523). The domain names on the receiving end of the most malicious attempts were .com, .vn and .net. “One website was being attacked every minute. When a website is successfully hacked, hackers can steal company data, change the website interface, plant malicious … [Read more...] about Over 2,500 cyber attacks on Vietnamese websites in Q3
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The HCMC Department of Transport is mulling over a scheme to control emissions from scooters and motorbikes on a trial basis. Scooter and motorbike users are stuck in a traffic jam on Xo Viet Nghe Tinh Street in HCMC. These vehicles account for a large proportion of vehicle emissions As of August 18, there were nearly 7.89 million motor vehicles, including 7.2 million two-wheeled vehicles and more than 734,800 cars, registered in the city. Air and noise pollution due to transport activities have grown. An increase in motor vehicles with poor emissions will affect the health of city dwellers, according to the department. Given the circumstances, the department is devising a scheme to minimize air pollution caused by motor vehicles. The department proposed the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association and the Japanese motorcycle and automobile producer Honda Vietnam help the regulator complete a survey on the use of scooters and motorbikes in a number of locations. Citywide … [Read more...] about HCM City seeks to reduce vehicle emissions
Work on a waste-to-energy (WTE) plant, worth US$215 million, began in the outlying district of Cu Chi on October 16 as the second of its kind in HCMC, allowing the city to address both the waste problem and the demand for energy simultaneously. HCMC Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong (C) and other officials join the groundbreaking ceremony of the city’s second waste-to-energy plant – PHOTO: VNA Tam Sinh Nghia Investment and Development JSC started construction on the eight-hectare Tam Sinh Nghia WTE plant at the Tay Bac solid waste treatment complex in Cu Chi. The plant, which is expected to be completed within a year and a half, will have a daily processing capacity of 2,000 tons of waste and generate 40 megawatts of electricity. In the second phase, the plant will treat an additional 3,000 tons of waste daily, covering a total area of 20 hectares. The company’s chairman and general director, Ngo Xuan Tiec, was cited by the Vietnam News Agency as saying that the … [Read more...] about HCM City builds second waste-to-energy plant worth $215mil.
The initial purpose of Vbee, according to Trang, was to be a reader in Vietnamese for 2 million blind and visually impaired. Having researched and developed Vbee, the first app using AI to convert text to speech for Vietnamese, Nguyen Thu Trang from the Hanoi University of Science and Technology wants to bring Vbee to the digital voice market, which is estimated to have a value of $49 billion. After 10 years of research and development, Vbee now is focusing on text-to-speech technology with natural intonation and smart conversations dedicated to Vietnamese. This allows businesses and agencies to save costs and manpower for customer services. After 10 years of research and development, Vbee now is focusing on text-to-speech technology with natural intonation and smart conversations dedicated to Vietnamese. This allows businesses and agencies to save costs and manpower for customer services. A question has been raised whether Vbee has advantages compared with Google, Apple and … [Read more...] about Doctor develops ‘virtual assistant’ Vbee for Vietnamese market
KOICA Country Director for Vietnam Kim Jin-oh speaks at the conference (Photo: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – A conference on the development of energy efficiency projects took place in Ho Chi Minh City on October 1. The event was part of the project “Promoting Investment Market for Energy Efficiency in Industrial Sector in Vietnam”, which is sponsored by Republic of Korea (RoK). It is launched by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development Department under Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade. Since November 2017, the project has reaped fruitful results and provided direct technical assistance to energy service providers and Vietnamese officials in energy efficiency. After evaluating energy-saving technologies in more than 2,400 businesses, it has chosen 10 firms which will conduct energy accounting under the supervision of RoK energy experts. KOICA Country Director for Vietnam Kim Jin-oh said the … [Read more...] about RoK experts assist energy efficiency projects in Vietnam