brussels - Belgium is going to collect all the URLs that people send in phishing emails. The links are immediately blocked by the most important browsers: Safari, Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. '' This project will reduce the number of successful phishing attempts, 'said Justice Minister Koen Geens in the business newspaper The Time of Wednesday.
The list is a project of the Cyber Security Belgium, the cyberwatch dog in Brussels. The URLs will be shared with government agencies, banks, telecom companies and insurers. Citizens can forward suspicious mail to allow them to check. Attachments can also be checked.