Cybercriminals respond to current events and know which themes interest us. That is why you should always be on your guard when you receive suspicious messages with links on a topical subject.
Be sure to protect yourself against phishing right now.
Suspicious messages can always be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org. Then remove them.
The coronavirus is captivating us all today. Every day we read new messages about the virus: how should we protect ourselves? How many infections are there in Belgium? How dangerous is the virus?
But watch out for false information that draws your attention because it's about COVID-19.
Look for correct information. https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/
Teleworking should not mean that you are in greater danger of becoming the victim of a cyber attack. Our tips will make online working at home as safe as at the office.
Take this quick test and determine whether your digital health needs a boost. You’ll receive 15 questions concerning updates, back-ups, phishing, anti-virus software and passwords. Afterwards, you’ll immediately be able to compare your results to the Digital Health Index!
This is what you have to do!
Protect yourself against fake news and phishing
- Don't believe everything you read
- do not respond to suspicious offers
- aid does not constitute a false collection
Protect your computer against viruses
- only buy apps in official app stores
- protect your computer with a virus scan
- make sure all your programs are up to date
Forward suspicious messages to email@example.com
video in [nl], [fr]
In most companies, the daily way of working has changed dramatically and the focus is currently on priorities other than cyber security. For example, many companies have offered teleworking to their employees at short notice, without being able to provide the most cybersecure option.
Observe the following homeworking guidelines and protect your organization from ransomware now more than ever.
The CCB has previously published webinars on cyber security for organizations and businesses. The tips and advice in these webinars are more useful and important today than ever.
Consult the webinars on cybersecurity on www.ccb.belgium.be in [nl], [fr]
Contact your bank
If you gave your bank details to a cyber criminal online or by phone and money disappears from your account immediately contact your bank and Card Stop on 078 170 170 (+32 78 170 170 from abroad).
Report to the police
Be sure to report it to the police. This can be done temporarily online via a digital counter. (The online reporting "Police on Web" application is only available in our national languages Dutch, French or German.)