Affirming that there has been no sign of massive cyberattacks on many newspapers, the Authority of Information Security said it would soon issue a procedure for quickly responding to cyberattacks on press agencies. Some online newspapers, including VOV, Phap Luat Thanh Pho HCM, Saigon Giai Phong and Thanh Nien, some days ago incurred DDoS attacks, which caused access interruption. There was speculation that a campaign of cyberattacks was targeting press agencies. AIS on June 16 confirmed with VietNamNet that since June 12, the agency had been cooperating with network operators to help VOV at their website vov.vn and Phap Luat Thanh Pho HCM at plo.vn to troubleshoot the attacks. AIS said only these two press agencies incurred attacks, on June 12 and June 15. Appropriate agencies are continuing the investigations and tracing to find the sources, subjects and methods used in the attacks. The websites returned to normal shortly after with early support from the agency in charge … [Read more...] about E-newspapers receive emergency rescue if cyber-attacked
The bodhi tree stands guarding Lương Văn Chánh Temple in Phú Hòa District, Phú Yên Province, one of the National Heritage trees of Việt Nam. An old temple against an ageing tree gives people a sense of firm background, stability and tranquillity, and is a classic rural Vietnamese landscape.VNA/VNS Photo Minh Đức By Nguyễn Mỹ Hà It's still early in the summer and Hà Nội's skies are a crystal clear blue as far as the eyes can see. Increased air pollution in recent years has made a blue sky a rare sight in Viet Nam's capital, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on all aspects of life, one area where it may have a silver lining is environmental protection. Lockdowns across the world have led to drops in emissions and therefore air pollution, while the global nature of the crisis could just jolt humanity into a long-needed awakening to the need to counter the unfolding climate crisis. The trees of a historical temple in Hà Nội's Tây Hồ District provide a … [Read more...] about Securing humanity’s future, one tree at a time
Accordingly, Lieutenant General To An Xo, Chief of the Ministry of Public Security Office stated that A05 has received the request from VOV Online Newspapers (VOV.VN) to find its attackers and has established a special investigation case. It collaborated with local police forces to urgently track those criminals and clarify the nature of the case. “Until now, A05 has basically identified the main suspected people. The Ministry of Public Security will announce detailed information after thorough investigation of the case”, said Lieutenant General Xo. The attack on VOV Online Newspapers happened after this paper had published two articles related to Nguyen Phuong Hang, wife of Huynh Uy Dung – billionaire owner of Dai Nam Tourist-Cultural-Historical Zone. Certain people then had extreme reactions by creating clone accounts to perform DDoS attacks VOV Online Newspaper platform and its Fanpage on Facebook. They even sent letters, messages and made calls to insult interviewees … [Read more...] about Attackers on VOV Online Newspaper identified
Vietnamese Ambassador to Finland and Estonia Dang Thi Hai Tam (L) presents her letter of credence to Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid on September 22 (Photo: baoquocte.vn) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese Ambassador to Finland and Estonia Dang Thi Hai Tam presented her letter of credence to Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid in Parnu city on September 22. Receiving the diplomat following the presentation ceremony, President Kaljulaid thanked Vietnam for supporting her country to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2020-2021, affirming that the two countries will continue their effective coordination at this organisation to promote regional and global security issues. She welcomed the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)’s entry into force and considered this deal as an important driving force for bolstering bilateral trade. The host leader also said she believes the two countries’ friendship will be further enhanced in the time ahead, … [Read more...] about Estonian President believes in stronger friendship with Vietnam
Edge computing is an important key to enterprises’ IT infrastructure strategies and the digital economy. A recent survey by TRA found that 51 percent of IT experts in Asia Pacific have begun applying hybrid IT solutions, combining edge computing, public cloud computing and on-premises infrastructure. Edge computing was chosen by more than 1,100 CTOs as the priority task for the next 12 months. The deployment of edge computing has been going strongly in neighboring markets, according to the report. 79 percent of surveyed institutions in Indonesia have applied edge computing, or have understanding about edge computing. Many of them have been applying edge solutions for advanced projects as well. Meanwhile, Thai businesses plan to step up the use of edge computing in the next 24 months for customers’ experience-oriented projects. TRA’s report confirmed the superiority of the positive effects of these solutions. As much as 72 percent surveyed subjects recognized the benfits of … [Read more...] about How can businesses use edge computing effectively?
Riot police stand guard near a prison during a demonstration by protesters against the military coup in Naypyitaw, on Feb 15, 2021. — AFP/VNA Photo NEW YORK — A Vietnamese diplomat has reiterated the call to immediately end violence in Myanmar, restore trust, begin dialogue and conciliation, and implement the five-point consensus reached by ASEAN leaders in April this year. The international community should continue assisting Myanmar and creating a favourable environment for the implementation of these targets in line with fundamental principles of international law and the UN Charter, Ambassador Đặng Đình Quý, Permanent Representative of Việt Nam to the UN, told the UN General Assembly’s meeting on June 18 (US time), during which a resolution on the situation in Myanmar was adopted. Quý expressed his deep concerns about clashes and attacks in recent weeks which killed many people, underlining that civilians in Myanmar must be protected from the risk of an all-out civil … [Read more...] about Việt Nam emphasises need to immediately end violence in Myanmar