05 May 2021

This massive DDoS attack took large sections of a country’s internet offline

In Belgium, a huge distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack allegedly took down the websites of more than 200 Belgian organizations, including those in the government, education, and research industries. The attack began at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, overwhelming the websites with traffic and rendering the public-facing website front unusable

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12 Oct 2018

Indictment Reveals ISIS-Backed Plans for Attacks in Kosovo, Belgium, and France

In a police statement, one of six ISIS-linked Kosovo nationals indicted for terrorism in the country described plans for attacks within Kosovo, Belgium, and France, plans that included suicide drones and automatic weapons. Targets included an Orthodox Church, a nightclub, and the Israeli football team during a match. Aspects of

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08 Oct 2018

Antwerp’s war on drugs steps up a gear

“Criminal gangs are offering big money to dock workers, police and customs officers that are prepared to help them smuggle cocaine via Europe’s second biggest port. Speaking on Friday morning, the interior Minister Jan Jambon (Flemish nationalist) told journalists that ‘If the drugs cartels have been able to buy dock

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05 Jul 2018

Belgian couple from Iran arrested for planned attack on Iranian opposition group in France

A Belgian couple of Iranian heritage were arrested in the final stages of a plot to bomb a large rally held by an Iranian political opposition group. U.S. politician and President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was among the speakers, and it is uncertain whether the attack was a direct

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30 May 2018

Belgium terrorism: jihadist attack targets, kills 2 police officers and a civilian hostage

“The country remains on alert following the most recent jihadist attack in the country. Liège mayor “said it was an assault on the state of Belgium, adding: ‘Police were definitely the target of this attack.” Source: Liege shooting: Two police officers and civilian dead in Belgium – BBC News

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