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Warnings

Vulnerability Alert - Boothole

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The objective of this alert is to raise awareness about the vulnerability called “BootHole”. It is a global vulnerability affecting by its nature a wide range of products.

CCB ISSUES WARNING ABOUT POTENTIAL RANSOMWARE ATTACK

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The Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium (CCB) received information from a reliable source which indicates that an unidentified vulnerability is being exploited in DrayTek routers.
COVID-19

Safe online during COVID-19

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Guidelines to raise awareness on malware and misinformation campaigns that are being generated due to the COVID-19 infections on a global scale
Ransomware

Important protective measures against Ransomware attacks

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The number of ransomware victims in Belgium is increasing. Since the right protective measures can make your organization resilient when facing a whole range of problems, we will list the most important measures to be taken.

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.
Microsoftscam

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.

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.