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Symantec said that the recently detailed Regin spyware looked like it was created for government surveillance, and there's now some strong support for that claim. Both Kaspersky Lab and Wired understand that the super-sophisticated malware was used to infiltrate both Belgian carrier Belgacom and c...

November 24th 2014 at 10:59pm 0 Comments
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When Belgian prosecutors suggested that Belgacom was the target of foreign espionage, many blamed the NSA -- it has a history of snooping on other countries, after all. Those accusations may have been off the mark, however. Der Spiegel has revealed documents leaked by Edward Snowden which hint tha...

September 20th 2013 at 2:06pm 0 Comments
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Europeans are already jittery about possible foreign surveillance of their communications; today, those worries have reached a fever pitch. Belgian government investigators now suspect that a recently discovered virus in the internal systems of Belgacom, the country's telecom giant, was planted as...

September 16th 2013 at 11:17am 0 Comments
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Despite Europe's low adoption rate of HDTV, Belgium's Belgacom is moving forward with the idea that consumer may buy in if enough content is offered. After launching HD IPTV services just this year, the provider is already up to 14 high-def stations, the latest of which is VTM HD. Others in the EPG...

September 11th 2008 at 2:39pm 0 Comments
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Disregard the fact that just 5-percent of HDTV owners in Europe actually bother to tune into HD programming -- Belgium's own Belgacom is looking to help its subscribers buck the trend. Starting on April 14th, the provider will begin offering HD VOD services (exact content choices have yet to be dis...

April 10th 2008 at 9:28am 0 Comments