Malicious code attacks Vietnam more than 800,000 times per day

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 Vietnam has been attacked by malicious code more than 800,000 times in January 2019, according to statistics from Kaspersky.


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If calculated according to the percentage of internet users, 21.5% of users in Vietnam have faced the threat of cyber attacks recently.
Vietnam is also becoming a major source of spreading security threats around the world. In an effort to support Vietnam to become a safe country in cyberspace, Kaspersky said that it has signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate with the Vietnam National Network Security Center.
CEO of Kaspersky Lab APAC Stephan Neumeier said that the Network Security Law is the proof that cyber security is one of Vietnam's top priorities.
This agreement marks a new step in the long-term cooperation between the two sides with an aim to achieve with more specific, effective and practical activities a safe network environment, Stephan Neumeier stressed.
Kaspersky Security Network’s data reported that in the fourth quarter of 2018, there were 992,952 online attacks from Vietnam.
Regarding the detection of infections which are constantly updated every second, Vietnam has always been among the three most infected countries.