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25
Mar
2022

Beware of a payment demand that seems to come from De Watergroep

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23
Mar
2022

Currently many phishing messages detected that seem to come from bpost

There are again many fake e-mails circulating that seem to come from bpost asking you to pay shipping costs. Do not click on the link in this message. This link will take you to a fake web page and ask for your bank details. This is how you give…

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16
Mar
2022

Want to help refugees? Beware of false messages about donations

In the last few days, many people have shown their support to refugees in order to alleviate their suffering. Various initiatives have been launched and it is sometimes difficult to verify their reliability. Today we have received the first…

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15
Mar
2022

Scammers do not wait for the summer to send phishing messages about holiday pay

Spring is in sight, people are starting to make holiday plans and are impatiently awaiting their holiday pay. Fraudsters have understood this well and are taking advantage of the opportunity to send fake text messages and e-mails that appear to…

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10
Mar
2022

Watch out for e-mails that appear to come from Europol

We are still receiving many reports of false messages that seem to come from Europol. You are allegedly summoned in connection with sexual offences. The message comes across as very serious and coercive. The intention is to scare you and extort…

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07
Mar
2022

Beware of fake invitations for corona vaccination

Various fake invitations for corona vaccinations are circulating again.  Often the messages seem to come from My eBox but that is not true. Be extra attentive if you receive an invitation you are not expecting.

You can recognize a real…
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02
Mar
2022

Beware of fake billing emails that appear to come from Telenet

In the last few days, we have received quite a number of reports about fake e-mails appearing to come from Telenet mentioning "Mislukte incasso" (lack of direct debit) in the header. The message is clearly not sent from a Telenet domain (see…

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01
Mar
2022

Beware of false message promising electricity support

The Flemish agency 'Uitbetaling Groeipakket' has informed us today of a fraudulent e-mail that seems to come from the government and that promises an intervention of 135 € via the 'Groeipakket' for the 'electricity and natural gas support'. This…

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28
Feb
2022

Report suspicious SMS by sending a screenshot

Did you know that it is possible to report suspicious SMS messages ("smishing") by simply forwarding a screenshot [*] to suspect@safeonweb.be / verdacht@safeonweb.be ? And it works even without adding any text to the message! When we receive your…

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