Internet has become an integral part of our daily life. You read the latest news, search for train schedules, follow the antics of your friends... But online, you can also come across less pleasant things. Sometimes, you encounter fraudsters who abuse your trust, deceive you, and empty your bank account. Businesses are not immune to financial fraud either. Read more below about commonly used online fraud methods.
Fortunately, we can do a lot to prevent fraud. As long as you don't share your personal codes, online banking is safe. Fraudsters use various techniques to deceive you. Recognizing the signs can already put you one step ahead.
Are you concerned about the increasing threat of cybercrime and phishing? Stay informed through the free Safeonweb app. The app sends alerts if infections are reported on your registered home network, and you'll also find news about the latest cyber threats in Belgium.
Do you want to protect yourself against phishing? Check out the online module "Be cautious where you go." (available in Dutch and French). Through videos and practical tips, you'll learn how to recognize fraudulent links and safeguard yourself.
Febelfin regularly raises awareness about online fraud. Would you like to help others recognize fraud? Then take our free e-learning course called 'Digicoach'. In this e-learning course, all current forms of fraud are discussed, and you will receive an overview of all the free tools and awareness materials available.
Febelfin is pleased to collaborate with partners to raise awareness about online fraud. Recently, there was the 'Week of Online Security.' The program included an information session for seniors with tips & tricks on how to safely bank online and protect yourself against scammers. In addition, tailored workshops for young people and parents were also organized. If your organization wishes to collaborate or if you would like to learn more, please contact Febelfin.