Indonesia police at the scene of the bomb attack in East Java on May 13 (Photo: VNA)

Vietnamese advised to avoid nonessential travel to Indonesia

The Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recommended Vietnamese citizens to avoid nonessential travel to Indonesia as the country has raised the security alert status to the highest level after bomb attacks on May 13 and 14.
IoT devices are the aim of cyber-attacks

Camera, sensor, and IoT devices in Vietnam vulnerable to cyber attacks

Newly released statistics from Kaspersky show that in 2017 there were around 3 cyber-attacks per second globally. What is more, Vietnam is classified as being highly exposed to hacking risks, and 2018 is predicted to witness a boom of intentional security attacks when the country determines to build a smart city with many cameras, sensor and Internet of Thing (IoT) devices.

A Syrian boy holds an oxygen mask over an infant’s face at a makeshift hospital in Eastern Ghouta, where three reported chlorine attacks have occurred in recent weeks. - AFP/VNA Photo

US, Russia clash at UN over Syria chlorine attacks

The United States and Russia clashed at the UN Security Council on Monday over a push by Washington to condemn reported chlorine gas attacks in Syria that have left many injured in recent days, including children.
Union anger after fresh attack on French prison guards

Union anger after fresh attack on French prison guards

Two prison guards were hospitalised on Sunday after being assaulted with a table leg by an inmate at a jail in northern France, the latest in a spate of prison attacks that has led to nationwide strike action.