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08
Dec
2021

"Is it you in this video?" Ignore this Messenger message

Did you get this Messenger message from a Facebook friend?  The message makes you curious with "Is it you in this video?".  If you click on the link, you'll be taken to a fake webpage that asks for your Facebook login details.  If you enter your…

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07
Dec
2021

Using your Proximus loyalty points? Suspicious! Phishing!

There is currently a phishing message circulating with the subject "Échanger vos points de fidélité".  The message appears to be from Proximus but is false. If you click on the button, you will be asked to fill in your details. Do not do this…

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06
Dec
2021

Currently many phishing messages detected with the subject line: "Account verificatie vereist"

Attention! A phishing message is circulating with the subject "Account verificatie vereist". The message seems to come from "mijn binnenlandse bankzaken" but is false. 

Don't fall into the trap!

Learn to identify fake e-mails.

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03
Dec
2021

No! No video will be sent tomorrow spreading the Martinelli virus

This week we were asked by Radio 2 whether we should be concerned about a message that is circulating.  The message is being forwarded via WhatsApp and warns of 'the Martinelli hack'.  This message has been circulating since 2017 and it keeps…

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01
Dec
2021

Beware of false invitation for COVID-19 vaccine

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29
Nov
2021

Currently many phishing messages detected with the subject line: "Laatste herinnering'"

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26
Nov
2021

Beware of fake e-mails that seem to come from the police

More than a month ago, we warned about fake messages that appear to come from the Federal Police and Europol. Every day, worried citizens report this type of fraud to us. You are allegedly summoned in connection with sexual offences. The message…

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25
Nov
2021

Currently many phishing messages detected with the subject line: "Bericht"

Attention! A phishing message is circulating with the subject "Bericht".  The message seems to come from Belfius but is false. In addition, we detected false messages about 'zorgpremie Vlaamse sociale bescherming' and 'Payconiq'.

Don't fall…
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23
Nov
2021

Son or daughter asks for money via WhatsApp? Beware of WhatsApp fraud!

This form of online fraud is not new, but we have received more reports in recent days. In WhatApp fraud, the fraudsters pretend to be someone the victim knows, often a son or daughter.

First the scammer tries to make you believe that…

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