19 May 2017

News Story: Thailand announces new cyber security law

Hanoi (VNA) – The Thai government on May 17 announced a new cyberspace law, allowing agencies to access private computer systems, ostensibly to tackle hacking.

The law was issued after the WannaCry cyber attack, which affected computer systems worldwide.

It proposed the founding of a national cyber security committee led by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. The committee will supervise cyber defence and have the right to access the computer of any local companies and citizens with a court order.

Read the full story at VietnamPlus