Belgium’s largest coffee roaster falls victim to cyber attack

Coffee Beyers from the Belgian town of Puurs-Sint-Amands has fallen victim to a cyber attack. Hackers managed to break into the company’s computer systems on Thursday. Cybercriminals are clearly targeting Belgian beverage producers this week. During the night from Tuesday Read More …

New TTPs observed in Mint Sandstorm campaign targeting high-profile individuals at universities and research orgs

Since November 2023, Microsoft has observed a distinct subset of Mint Sandstorm (PHOSPHORUS) targeting high-profile individuals working on Middle Eastern affairs at universities and research organizations in Belgium, France, Gaza, Israel, the United Kingdom, and the United States. In this Read More …

Decade Old DDoS-for-Hire Service Taken Down, Administrators Arrested

Polish authorities took down a DDoS-for-hire service that’s been around for a decade following an investigation with support of the FBI, Europol and law enforcement agencies from Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. DDoS attacks are always a nuisance, but they Read More …

NATO Agency signs important cyber security agreements

The NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) signed two multiple award, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts with King ICT Croatia and IBM Belgium, for the provision of cyber security deployment and configuration services across the NATO Enterprise. Following Read More …

Ransomware group Play threatens to publish Antwerp’s data

Ransomware group Play claims to hold 557GB of data from the city of Antwerp. The local government fell victim to a ransomware attack last week. Play listed the city of Antwerp on its darkweb page on Sunday. The ransomware group Read More …

Belgium says Chinese hackers attacked its Ministry of Defense

The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Belgium says multiple Chinese state-backed threat groups targeted the country’s defense and interior ministries. “Belgium exposes malicious cyber activities that significantly affected our sovereignty, democracy, security and society at large by targeting the FPS Read More …

Europol: Phishing gang behind several million euros worth of losses busted in Belgium and the Netherlands

A cross-border operation, supported by Europol and involving the Belgian Police (Police Fédérale/Federale Politie) and the Dutch Police (Politie), resulted in the dismantling of an organised crime group involved in phishing, fraud, scams and money laundering. The action day on Read More …