cybersecurity

May 2, 2022
May 2, 2022

UNDP and ICT Division to launch cybersecurity awareness campaign

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the ICT Division of the Government of Bangladesh recently reached an agreement to launch a cybersecurity campaign for the youth and children in selected Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

February 23, 2019
February 23, 2019

Warning issued over attacks on internet infrastructure

Key parts of the internet infrastructure face large-scale attacks that threaten the global system of web traffic, the internet's address keeper warns.

January 9, 2019
January 9, 2019

Vietnam says Facebook violated cybersecurity law

Facebook violates Vietnam's new cybersecurity law by allowing users to post anti-government comments on the platform, state media says, days after the controversial legislation takes effect in the communist-ruled country.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Spooked by Bangladesh heist, Asian security summit works on cybersecurity

Alarmed by the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank in February, one of the world's biggest ever cyber heists, cybersecurity is among the top concerns discussed at Singapore's annual Shangri-La Dialogue Asian security summit. For the first time, the conference allots one of its six special sessions to cybersecurity.

March 3, 2016
March 3, 2016

Pentagon invites hackers to attack its websites

The US Department of Defense invites vetted hackers to test its cybersecurity under a pilot program that is the first of its kind in the federal government.

October 4, 2015
October 4, 2015

Kaspersky boss warns of emerging cybercrime threats

Russian online security specialist Eugene Kaspersky says cybercriminals will one day go for bigger targets than PCs and mobiles, sabotaging entire transport networks, electrical grids or financial systems.