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Symantec: Politically motivated DOS attacks detected in Vietnam

Security firms and Google reported DOS attacks on Web sites of Vietnamese activists.

By Jan. 14, 2014


Vietnam: Criticize government on social media and go to jail

The Southeast Asian nation is serving up harsh penalties, including fines and prison time, to people who post "propaganda against the state" on Facebook, Twitter, and other sites.

By Nov. 29, 2013


Past as prologue? Vietnam-era spying by NSA comes to light

Newly declassified info details the NSA's surveillance of US antiwar figures. Meanwhile, present-day critics of the agency speak of misuse of powers, and the NSA's director defends his people.

By Sep. 26, 2013


Facebook conquers Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, and Vietnam

Vicenzo Cosenza's World Map of Social Networks shrinks to just five players dominating digital connections on the planet.

By Jan. 2, 2013


Vietnam denies involvement with cyberattacks

Government dismisses what it called "groundless" accusations that it used malware to intimidate opponents of a mining project in Vietnam.

By Apr. 5, 2010


Report confirms Call of Duty: Vietnam

The reported confirmation caps speculation that began in October 2008.

By Apr. 29, 2010


Facebook in Vietnam: Social-networking blues

CNET's Dong Ngo reports from Hanoi on troubles that local users have been facing in accessing the social network. But is the government to blame?

By Dec. 9, 2009


Sunbathing in Vietnam, kind of

To battle the energy crisis, the perpetually humid Ho Chi Minh City is encouraging people to use solar water heaters instead of traditional electrical ones.

By Dec. 16, 2008


Good morning, Vietnam

On my first morning back in Vietnam, I couldn't find a way to get back home in the neighborhood I spent some 20 years of my life. But at least I found a KFC.

By Nov. 26, 2008


Happy ending for computer disaster in Vietnam

A major PC meltdown ends surprisingly well at a local repair shop in Hanoi that offers super-fast service.

By Dec. 18, 2008