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08 Feb 2018
New flurry of phishing emails based on current affairs

Senders of phishing emails are always looking for new confidence tricks. In recent weeks, they have resorted to sending emails about hot topics in the news. Here are three examples:

In…

07 Feb 2018
‘Commandeering tone makes phishing scams more effective’

Of course, you must have seen them pop up in your mailbox, those scam emails telling you to log in to your online banking account, or else… Research shows that…

01 Feb 2018
Listen to scammers phoning newcomers to the Netherlands

Fraudsters are targeting migrants who have just arrived in the Netherlands. They are cold-calling these newcomers posing as Immigration officials or Ministry of Justice and Security staff and demanding money.

The…

30 Jan 2018
Police arrest six fake tax collectors

Police in the eastern Dutch city of Arnhem arrested six men on Tuesday on suspicion of defrauding businesses by posing as tax office employees.

The suspects told their victims that they…