HCM City (VNA) – Politburo member and Minister of Public Security To Lam held talks with Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Samdech Krolahom Sar Kheng in Ho Chi Minh City on January 18. The talks aimed to review the cooperation between the two ministries in 2029 and signed a new cooperation plan for 2020. During the talks, the two ministers affirmed that the cooperation in 2019 reached positive outcomes, importantly contributing to ensuring security and order between the two nations in general and in each country in particular. They reviewed cooperation and efforts of the two sides in ensuring security and combating transnational crimes, especially drug and human trafficking, and hi-tech crimes, for peace and cooperation in the region. The ministers pledged to forge closer cooperation at international bilateral and multilateral forums, and join hands to defeat all plots of hostile forces against the relations between the two countries. Sar … [Read more...] about Vietnamese, Cambodian security ministries boost cooperation
Hanoi (VNA) - Computer viruses caused estimated losses of 20.9 trillion VND (902 million USD) to Vietnamese users last year, much higher than the 14.9 trillion VND reported in 2018, reported Bkav Technology Group. The group's report focused on cyber security last year and forecasts for 2020. The proliferation of computers infected with data encryption malware and advanced persistent threat (APT) malware were the main cause of these huge losses. The total number of infected computers recorded last year reached 85.2 million, an increase of 3.5 percent compared to 2018. Bkav experts said the first reason was the download and installation of unknown software found floating on the internet. Eight out of 10 computers were infected with viruses when installing software downloaded from the internet. Although the rate of virus infections via USB was still high at 55 percent, it decreased by 22 percent compared to 2018. In contrast, viruses transmitted … [Read more...] about Computer viruses cause 902 million USD in damage to Vietnamese users
Accordingly, they agreed to further boost exchanges and twinning activities as well as offer mutual support to each other to fulfill assigned tasks, contributing to strengthening the sound friendship and cooperative ties between the two countries and militaries. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese and Cambodian units expand cooperation
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