Information about 100,000 Vietnamese bank accounts offered for sale online

On September 9, 2021, the High-Level Seminar on Information Technology and Information Security (CIO/CSO) 2021 with the theme “Improving capacity to respond to cyber safety and security challenges in the current situation” new” took place.

Detailed information of 100,000 bank accounts in Vietnam, including full name, date of birth, phone number, home address, bank card number, account balance, etc., are offered for sale for $500.

State media reported on August 8 and said that the person selling the above information was a member named ARES_BF_ACCOUNT.

This person in his post on the Br*.to forum shared an illustration of the data this person is holding, showing that it contains details of many accounts at many banks in Vietnam.

Currently, according to Vietnamese media, it is not clear which banks this member obtained information and data of 100,000 Vietnamese people. But many experts told VnEconomy that this is most likely the information of customers who transact at banks, and customers who borrow money from credit institutions when shopping at retail systems, or websites. eCommerce.

Previously, on July 8, on a hacker forum, a member offered to sell the personal data of 30 million Vietnamese people for $3,500, with information including username, email, phone number, full name, date of birth, school, and address… and new data was obtained in July 2022 from a popular school website in Vietnam. Currently, the Ministry of Education and Training is coordinating with relevant authorities to verify and investigate.

Also in 2022, in mid-May, on the “R***forums” forum, another hacker offered to sell the personal information of nearly 10,000 Vietnamese people, including photos of identity cards and identity cards citizen selfie photos/videos, addresses, phone numbers, and email.

Also on August 8, at the conclusion of the meeting of the National Committee on Digital Transformation, Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh pointed out a number of limitations in the implementation of digital transformation over the past time. Thereby, Mr. Chinh requested to promote the connection of information systems, national and specialized databases with the Information Center, directing and operating of the Government and the Prime Minister, forming the System information serving the direction and administration of the Government based on real-time data, ensuring synchronization, consistency, and accuracy.

He also requested the Ministry of Public Security to assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with the Government Office and ministries, branches, and localities in continuing to organize the effective implementation of the project on developing the application of population data, identification, and authentical electronic services for digital transformation in the period of 2022-2025, with a vision to 2030 (Project 06).

Thoibao.de (Translated)

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