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Online scams targeting iCloud users return

A phishing email specifically targeting iCloud users is currently circulating. The scammers are posing as iCloud to trick you.

Fraudulent emails alert you to a supposedly full iCloud space and offer to solve the problem by receiving 50GB for free. The emails also threaten you that if you don't click, your files will supposedly be deleted.

What can you do to protect yourself?
  • Learn how to recognise fraudulent emails in our webinar Surf Without Worries.
  • If you receive a suspicious message, do not click on the attached links. Stay cautious and check the authenticity of the message before proceeding.
  • Forward suspicious emails to suspicious@safeonweb.be.  You can also report suspicious text messages by sending a screenshot to the same address.
Did you click on a suspicious link?
  • Do not fill in any fields and cancel any interaction immediately.
  • NEVER release personal codes.
  • If you have entered a password that you also use elsewhere, change it immediately to strengthen your online security.
  • Before providing sensitive information, such as your bank details, check that the site is actually your bank's site. If in doubt, do not make a payment.
Are you a victim?
  • If you lose money or are extorted, report it immediately to the local police in your hometown.
  • Also contact your bank and/or Card Stop on 078 170 170 if bank details have been passed on or suspicious transactions have taken place. This quick action can help block fraudulent transactions.


Stay tuned and be vigilant for these suspicious emails. Don't let scammers compromise your online security!


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