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Warnings

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Beware of scammers pretending to be IT company technicians

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Always distrust phone calls from companies that ask you to perform a number of actions on your computer.

Don't let ransomware paralyse Belgium!

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Over the past year, we have seen a sharp increase in the number of ransomware attacks worldwide. The good news is that you can protect yourself against ransomware.

Beware of fake messages sent on behalf of the federal government

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Currently, a fake message is going around which appears to come from my.belgium.be. Don’t be fooled, because it is fake.
CPU

Central Processor Unit (CPU) Architectural Design Flaws_update 9/1

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Two new side-channel based attacks, dubbed Meltdown and Spectre, affect the main CPU architectures. While Spectre affects all three major chip makers (Intel, AMD and ARM), AMD claims their processors are immune to Meltdown.