The Belgian Centre for Cybersecurity blocks 1500 fake sites thanks to

In 2018, thanks to the massive help of the Belgian population, the Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium (CCB) managed to block an average of 4 fraudulent websites per day. In total, 1478 fake websites were blocked.

In 2018, the Belgian population forwarded 648522 e-mails to [email protected] Forwarded emails are automatically scanned by our software called BeFish. First, e-mails are identified using URLs. Then, the anti-virus technology detects the suspicious links contained in these emails and forwards them to EU Phishing Initiative. This organization then blocks phishing sites through collaboration with 4 browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer. This is how together we will make the Internet a safer place.

Find here the full Press release in Dutch and French.

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