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10
May
2021

Bpost warns about fake text messages

Updated on 31 May 2021

Bpost warns about fake text messages, circulating in the name of the postal company. The message is short: "your package is on its way, follow it here", followed by a link. If you received this fake message from…

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06
May
2021

Happy World Password Day

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05
May
2021

Belnet victim of DDoS attack. What is this and how could it happen?

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30
Apr
2021

Friday: anti-phishingday!

Edition: April 2021

Last week you again sent thousands of suspicious messages to suspicious@safeonweb.be. You recognized a lot of fake emails and text messages. 👌🏽 Phishers try to convince you by imitating well-known organizations or brands: Itsme, The Water Group,…

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29
Apr
2021

Rijksdienst voor Jaarlijkse Vakantie warns for phishing

A fake text message is currently circulating that appears to be from the National Holiday Service (Rijksdienst voor Jaarlijkse Vakantie - RJV).  This message is false. 

The message asks you to provide your account number via a link that…

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28
Apr
2021

Currently this phishing message is circulating: 'Je nieuwe factuur/creditnota FAK216728485 van De Watergroep'

Attention! A phishing message is currently circulating with the following subject 'Je nieuwe factuur/creditnota FAK216728485 van De Watergroep'

Don't fall into the trap!

Learn to identify fake e-mails.

Take the phishing test now…

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26
Apr
2021

Missed calls from a foreign number? Beware of Wangiri Fraud

Safeonweb.be is getting more and more reports of victims who get calls from an unknown foreign number, especially numbers from Syria. Did you get a call from an unknown foreign phone number? Then don't just call back!  If you call back, you will…

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23
Apr
2021

Phishing in April: no April fool

In April, too, cybercriminals were busy. Below is a selection of the phishing and smishing messages that we received from you.  

Thanks to alert Internet users, we were able to block 220,000 URLs in 2021. On 18 March you broke all records…

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22
Apr
2021

Many phishing messages have been detected at this time with the subject line: 'Nieuw bericht in uw mailbox'

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