Don’t let cybercrime get you: this is how you can detect phishing and fraudulent content in mobile payments

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11 September 2023
"Hello mom/dad, I'm sending you from a friend's number. I urgently need money! Can you transfer 150 € to me?" Have you ever received such a message from an unknown sender? If so, chances are you've been contacted by scammers.

Received a new bank card recently? Continue making mobile payments

publish date
5 July 2023
What to do in case you receive a new bank card? And can you continue to pay via the Payconiq by Bancontact app? Rest assured; your new bank card will have no impact on your daily payments.

‘Paying Attention’, a podcast series that explores how new forms of payment are changing our society

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20 March 2023
Contactless, online or mobile: it’s hard to imagine our everyday lives without these new forms of payments. Over the four episodes of our podcast series ‘Paying Attention’ / ‘Un conseil, ça paie’, you’ll get to hear from various angles about how the new payment methods are changing our society.

Payments with Bancontact and Payconiq increase by 54.5% in five years

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8 February 2023
Belgians pulled out their bank card or smartphone almost 2.3 billion times in 2022 to pay with Bancontact or Payconiq. Over a period of five years, that’s an impressive increase of 54.5%. And over a ten-year period, payments with Bancontact and Payconiq have increased from 1 billion to 2.3 billion.

For the first time ever, the number of Bancontact and Payconiq electronic payments made in a calendar year exceeds the 2 billion mark

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28 November 2022
The last week of November saw the 2 billionth electronic payment carried out this year using one of Bancontact Payconiq Company’s methods of payment. The company has never before exceeded the 2 billion mark for electronic payments in the same year. This figure illustrates the fact that an ever increasing numbers of Belgians are making the switch from cash to mobile and card payments. It also shows that payment solutions offered by a local player can be very successful on the Belgian market.