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24
Feb
2022

Does the conflict in Ukraine impact the cyber threat in Belgium?

Many organisations and companies are worried about the tensions in Eastern Europe and wonder how to protect themselves against a possible cyber attack. Although there are no concrete cyber threats against our country yet, the Centre for…

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23
Feb
2022

Beware of false e-mails that seem to come from Telenet

In recent days, we have received many reports of fake e-mails that seem to come from Telenet with 'Factuur telenet' in the header. The message is clearly not sent from a Telenet domain (see red box) and is therefore false.

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18
Feb
2022

Currently many phishing messages detected with the subject line: 'U hebt een nieuwe overheidsdocument ontvangen in Mijn Burgerprofiel'

Attention! A phishing message is circulating with the subject "U hebt een nieuwe (sic.) overheidsdocument ontvangen in Mijn Burgerprofiel". The message seems to come from "de Vlaamse Overheid" but is false. 

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09
Feb
2022

Proximus warns of suspicious telephone calls that seem to come from the police, banks or other authorities

Proximus informs us that it is being flooded today with reports of suspicious telephone calls. People are being called by someone pretending to be an employee of the federal police, banks or other authorities. The numbers used are both mobile and…

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07
Feb
2022

Quickly updated on the latest online scam trends with the Safeonweb app

Today is Safer Internet Day. Do you always want to stay one step ahead of scammers? Safeonweb now has an app that will keep you up to date in a quick and easy way. The app was launched in November 2021 and already has more than 180,000 users.…

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04
Feb
2022

Have you received a text message from itsme®? 100% sure it is a scam!

Have you also received a text message over the past few days that seems to come from itsme®?  You can be sure that this is an attempted scam. Phishers will try to steal your bank account information in a wide variety of ways. They use the itsme®…

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02
Feb
2022

Scammers also follow the news: beware of false messages about the energy bonus

The government's announcement of a new energy bonus will undoubtedly generate a lot of activity from scammers. In the next few days, we expect false messages to pop up encouraging you to apply for the bonus. It is likely that you will be asked to…

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31
Jan
2022

#together for a better internet! See you on 8 February 2022 for Safer Internet Day

What is Safer Internet Day?

Safer Internet Day is a global event to make the internet a fun, creative and safe place for everyone, especially young people. 

Different tools and actions are offered to young people, parents, teachers, facilitators and educators to…

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21
Jan
2022

"Track the scam" raises teenagers' awareness of online scams

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