The three most recent media releases are shown below. A full list can be found under "All media releases". All content (including excerpts thereof) may only be used if SWITCH is cited as the source.
Aug 28, 2017
Internet fraud: 5,000 online shops deleted
Brand-name shoes for CHF 49 instead of CHF 149 – a tempting offer. Internet bargain hunters may fall victim to fraudsters. The security experts at SWITCH warn that the number of fraudulent offers online has increased drastically in...
May 19, 2017
30 years of .ch, Europe’s safest address
On 20 May 1987, Professor Bernhard Plattner of ETH Zurich entered “.ch” in the Domain Name System, marking the start of the Internet in Switzerland. Not long after that, on 22 October the same year, the SWITCH foundation was set up....
Sep 1, 2016
SWITCH wins tender for .ch
Success for SWITCH: the Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM) has chosen the foundation in a public tender to operate the registry for the top-level domain .ch. According to OFCOM communication, its candidature stood out for the...