News in brief

Apr 27, 2022

SWITCH Security Report 2022-03/04

The new SWITCH Security Report is online, covering the following topics: Google Chrome – 100 does it better. Zero-day attacks on the popular browser are multiplying Huge hole on the Ronin Bridge: hacker steals more than USD 600...

Mar 15, 2022

SWITCH Security Report 2022-01/02

The new SWITCH Security Report is online, covering the following topics: Good and evil in one square package: the comeback of the QR code A first look at the Metaverse: hackers launch severe and targeted attacks on special data of...

Jan 6, 2022

Greater protection against fake websites

SWITCH is launching a five-year programme for increased protection against cybercrime. The foundation plans to promote the introduction of established security standards among providers of .ch and .li domain names with financial...

Dec 17, 2021

SWITCH Security Report 2021-11/12

The new SWITCH Security Report is online, covering the following topics: GoldDust but no nuggets: seven REvil partners caught, but the real orchestrators are still out there EasyHack? Data belonging to COVID-19 loan recipients...

Oct 21, 2021

SWITCH Security Report 2021-9/10

The new SWITCH Security Report is online, covering the following topics: Covid collateral damage: how the pandemic impacts IT security Malware-as-a-service – advertised via Google Ads and supported by brazen PR Advertising and...

Sep 1, 2021

SWITCH Security Report 2021-7/8

The new SWITCH Security Report is online, covering the following topics: Perhaps 1984 WAS like 1984 – a big blunder by Apple or simply brilliant advertising? Pegasus: what IT users can learn from the ancient Greeks The biggest hack...

Jun 24, 2021

SWITCH Security Report 2021-5/6

The new SWITCH Security Report is online, covering the following topics: Back and forth in the pipeline: hacking and rehacking the US fuel firm Colonial Pipeline with Ransomware as a Service Meat and greed – the world’s largest...

Apr 27, 2021

SWITCH Security Report 2021-3/4

The new SWITCH Security Report is online, covering the following topics: Exploit on Exchange – vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange servers trigger a red alert Learning by doing – data leaks discovered in the Swiss Army’s cyber...

Mar 4, 2021

SWITCH Security Report 2021-1/2

The new SWITCH Security Report is online, covering the following topics: Dependency confusion – when trust is too good to be true Water hacking – not a new trendy sport, but a serious threat Emotet: the king is dead – let there be...

Feb 17, 2021

Quad9 Moves to Switzerland

Quad9 is the first DNS security solution to extend GDPR privacy protection to internet users worldwide.