In the first 6 months of this year, the total number of cyberattacks causing problems on information systems in Vietnam was 6,641. On average, there are more than 265 attacks on domestic systems every week.
Every week there are more than 265 cyber attack incidents
According to records from the National Cyber Security Monitoring Center (NCSC) under the Department of Information Security, Ministry of Information and Communications, out of 6,641 cyberattacks that caused problems on information systems in Vietnam were detected. According to this guide, there are 1,696 incidents of phishing attacks (Phishing), 859 incidents of interface-changing attacks (Deface) and 4,086 attacks to install malicious code (Malware). Thus, on average, each week there are more than 265 incidents of cyberattacks on systems in Vietnam.
Statistics of the Information Security Department also show that the total number of cyberattacks causing problems on systems in Vietnam in the first half of this year increased by 127.82% compared to the first 6 months of 2021. In the first 6 months of 2022, information systems in Vietnam suffered 1,107 incidents of cyberattacks every month, an increase of 36.5% compared to the average in 2021.
The increase in cyberattack incidents in the first half of 2022, according to an analysis by the Information Security Administration, is mainly due to the sharp increase in phishing attacks, which appear more and more. scam websites, scam apps on social networks.
Multiple phishing campaigns targeting banks
Recently, there have been many fraudulent attack campaigns targeting banks in Vietnam to collect personal information and payment transaction information of users, according to the Department of Information Security. Only from the beginning of 2022 until now, this agency has received about 1,000 complaints from people about scams in cyberspace.
Along with that, in the first months of this year, the Information Security Department detected and handled 506 fraudulent websites impersonating financial institutions and banks. Support for handling and preventing 1.5 million Vietnamese Internet users from accessing fraudulent and illegal sites.
In order to ensure information security for Vietnam’s information systems and cyberspace, in the coming time, the Ministry of Information and Communications, directly the Department of Information Security, will continue to monitor and proactively scan; evaluate, make statistics and promote widespread propaganda and warning so that users know and avoid the risks of cyber attacks; at the same time, focus on urging agencies and units to review vulnerabilities and signs of cyber attacks.
As for the online fraud situation, in the coming time, the Information Security Department will organize a propaganda campaign to raise people’s awareness; deploying solutions to serve the people such as putting the gate into operation Khonggianmang.vn – information security destination of the people; page development DauhieuLuadao.com to provide typical fraud situations to help people recognize the current popular fraud methods in Vietnam and around the world.
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