ChatGPT has recently been so popular in various fields. Since there are limits in ChatGPT registration from Vietnam, Internet users here are warned to be careful to proceed with the process to avoid being scammed.
The People's Court of Ho Chi Minh City, on the morning of December 8, opened the Court of First Instance on the case of fraudulent appropriation of property and money laundering at Alibaba Real Estate Joint Stock Company, referred to as Alibaba Company.
Traditional security measures using software can now no longer stop cyber-attacks and phishing, which are increasing and more serious. Internet users are, therefore, warned to upgrade their general knowledge on these dangerous activities to better protect themselves.
Even though cryptocurrencies are not legally recognized in Vietnam, they have gradually become popular due to unlawful trading via specific platforms. As their value is quite high, lately, there have been infamous cyber-attacks or scams aiming at appropriating cryptocurrencies.
Seeing the success of Sky Mavis, whose GameFi (Game + Finance) can attract a capital investment of US$3 billion, other Vietnamese game developers have introduced similar game projects lately. However, experts in the field state that many of them are in fact fraudulent ones.
Land fevers in Vietnam happen because of certain rumors about promising infrastructure projects in local areas. They come and go quickly, yet leaving behind numerous negative impacts on indigenous people.
The Information and Communications Ministry (MIC) has requested that all mobile network providers eliminate junk SIM cards that have annoyed or harmed the community lately. Along with handling law violation cases among these carriers, MIC will not allow any carriers with imprecise SIM registration information to provide new services.
Regarding the case of about 100 containers of cashew nuts exporting to Italy showing signs of being scammed, on March 16, the Ministry of Industry and Trade informed that it had directed the Commercial Counselor in Italy to go directly to the ports of Genoa and Naples to work with port management units, shipping lines, banks, and local authorities, proposing to suspend delivery to have time to clarify the case.
The Government Office has sent a telegram No.1583/CD-VPCP to the ministers of Industry and Trade, Agriculture and Rural Development, Public Security, Transport, and the Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) conveying the direction of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on exporting cashew nuts to the European market.
Along with the popularity of online shopping in Vietnam come several cunning tricks of criminals to steal money from consumers. In such a high shopping season at the end of the lunar year, carelessness of both buyers and sellers could cost them dearly.
The Vietnamese cryptocurrency investment community has lately been concerned by the news that CryptoBike – a Non-fungible token (NFT) game or Decentralized Finance (DeFi) game – is showing signs of defrauding investors with the amount reaching up to US$1.4 million.
Cryptocurrency exchanges and trading platforms are on the rise since citizens’ livelihood got affected by Covid-19, creating more opportunities for scammers to target home-bound office workers and gullible housewives.