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15-ago-2017

Security Report July/August: new ‘extortionware’

The new Security Report is online, covering the following topics: Family business: Petya and its derivatives sweep over half the world as a new wave of ransomware. Pay a ransom for your privacy: new ‘extortionware’ exposes its...

29-giu-2017

IT for Research Day

"Scale up your research to the next level of infrastructure and services." This was the motto of this year's IT for Research Day, which took place on 21 June at the SwissTech Convention Center at the EPFL Lausanne. The...

8-mag-2017

Final resting place for Switzerland’s first router

SWITCH is donating two decommissioned first-generation network devices to the Museum of Communication in Bern, to be part of its permanent exhibition. Currently, the museum is being refurbished and will reopen on 19. August. The...

18-apr-2017

Security Report March/April 2017: New Mac Trojan

The new Security Report is online, covering the following topics: Cybercriminals increasingly targeting Mac users Malware fitted as standard for Android Casinos on a losing streak? Start blocking websites! Internet of Things toys...

10-feb-2017

Security Report Jan/Feb 2017: Star Wars on Twitter

The new Security Report is online, covering the following topics: The Guardian going post-truth with WhatsApp story? Fruitfly spyware lives long on Macs Good malware – FBI in absurdity trap Star Wars on Twitter – sleeping Twitter...

16-dic-2016

Security Report December: It’s not all bad news

The new Security Report is online, covering the following topics: Power and cybercrime – massive quantities of user data stolenin two recent hacks When supposed security add-ons actually spy on your browsing habits Mirai part II –...

12-dic-2016

Five years of security and stability for .ch

After SWITCH won the Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM) public tender to operate the .ch registry, the contract was signed today at OFCOM’s base in Biel. The new contract enters into force on 1 January 2017 and is valid for...

24-nov-2016

Security Report November: Yahoo's triple record

The new Security Report is online, covering the following topics: IT security researchers reveal vulnerabilities in photoTAN procedure for mobile banking DDoS attack via IoT botnet shuts down parts of Internet Triple record: Yahoo...

18-ott-2016

MISP training and Hackathlon

Together with its Luxembourg-based sister organisation Computer Incident Response Center Luxembourg (CIRCL), SWITCH is hosting a MISP training course at its Werdstrasse 2 headquarters in Zurich on Tuesday, 6 December from 10 a.m. to...

11-ott-2016

New SWITCH Journal: international cooperations

The autumn issue of the twice-yearly SWITCH Journal is now available in printed form. It deals with the topic of international cooperations. All of the articles can also be found online in a dossier. The Journal is additionally...