Functional agencies lately have warned citizens of criminals impersonating operators of major network carriers to take control of subscribers’ SIM via fake troubleshooting calls, and then illegally sign in bank accounts to steal money.
The Department of Cybersecurity and High-Tech Crime Prevention (PA05 – under the Ministry of National Security) is cooperating with the Authority of Information Security to investigate the case of Bkav’s source code being sold publicly on the Internet.
As Covid-19 pandemic is becoming more complicated and people increasingly switching to online activities, information safety has been more critical than ever. Citizens are warned to be exceptionally careful with online transactions to avoid scams and money stealing.
The Department of Cyber Security and Hi-tech Crime Prevention, Ministry of Public Security (A05) announced that the Investigation Agency has prosecuted one cybercriminal in the attacker team on VOV Online Newspaper.
The Ministry of Public Security yesterday announced that its Department of Cyber Security and Hi-tech Crime Prevention (A05) was able to pinpoint the main cyber criminals carrying out the attack against VOV Online Newspaper on June 13.
Taking advantage of the current social distance period, when people prefer to order and pay for merchandise online, cyber criminals have carried out several types of scams from making fake bank and police phone calls to pretending to be the healthcare staff and sell fake medicines to earn money illegally.
The Cyberspace Operations Command (under the Ministry of National Defence) yesterday signed a Regulation regarding cooperation in information security on the Internet with the Authority of Information Security (under the Ministry of Information and Communications).