Plum, the smart money app, is now available in Belgium

Plum, the smart money app, is now available in Belgium

Plum, the so-called smart money app with 1.3 million users worldwide, is now also active in Belgium. The app is connected to nine major Belgian banks. New banks will be added in the coming weeks. Belgians can now link their accounts to those nine banks with which Plum has an agreement in our country. These are banks that, according to Plum, serve more than 80 percent of Belgian banking customers, including BNP Paribas Fortis, ING, and Hello Bank. Once the account is linked, Plum’s artificial intelligence analyzes the customer’s transactions…

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Chinese hackers identified as perpetrators of the attack on Belgian state bodies

Chinese hackers identified as perpetrators of the attack on Belgian state bodies

Chinese cybercriminals were behind two major cyberattacks on the Belgian Army and interior ministry, Belgium says. The country has called the Chinese ambassador to the mat and told him that China must put an end to these practices. The attacks have” significantly affected our sovereignty, democracy and security, ” the State Department said. For two years, cybercriminals had access to networks of the Interior Ministry, which includes, for example, the police, the Immigration Service and the organization of elections. And because of the attack on defense, the network was silent…

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Belgian frigates are getting more and more expensive

Belgian frigates are getting more and more expensive

For the first time in a Belgian newspaper, concerns are expressed about the Dutch-Belgian frigate program. In recent weeks, the ASW frigate has been discussed several times in the Belgian parliament, because the frigates are getting bigger and more expensive. According to the Belgian newspaper De Standaard, the new frigates would be 700 million euros more expensive. Currently, the project for the replacement of the two Belgian and two Dutch M frigates is in a negotiation phase, after the design was modified earlier this year. De Standaard described the problem…

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