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09 Aug 2018
Email invoices are risky business 

A Dutch company in the Randstad region has lost more than 220,000 euros after transferring the amount to a scammer’s bank account. The scammer had intercepted the email correspondence between…

31 Jul 2018
ACM: Say ‘no’ when you smell a rat

The number of phone scams is on the rise, warns the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM). Its Consuwijzer consumer information desk has received hundreds of reports from victims…

23 Jul 2018
Hundreds of reports about hacker blackmail

An extortion email using publicly disclosed passwords has left many victims. In the past ten days, we have received several hundred reports of cases involving ransom-hacking or hacker blackmailing.

We have…

23 Jul 2018
RTL: ‘thousands of login credentials for sale’

Thousands of users’ login credentials are offered for sale by hackers on the internet, according to a report on Dutch television news programme RTL Nieuws. The data…