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    Five signs that ransomware hackers are getting smarter

    Ransomware, also known as hostage virus, is currently one of the most annoying threats on the internet. It encrypts computer files and demands a ransom, usually to be paid in Bitcoin, before access is restored. Unfortunately, the creators of this malicious software are getting more and more sophisticated. Here are five examples:

    1. The ransom amount varies per victim
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Welcome to the Fraud Help Desk

Scam or not? You can turn to us with your questions and reports about fraud and internet crime, committed in or from the Netherlands.

Checklist for booking your holiday home online

The Fraudhelpdesk would like to offer some tips to prevent you from falling victim to this type of fraud and having your dream holiday turn into a nightmare.

Dating fraud in the Netherlands

The film Crime without Blood shows the devastating impact of dating scams and other online fraud.