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Phishing email concerning alleged tax refund
The NCSC is currently receiving reports of phishing emails that offer the prospect of an alleged entitlement to a tax refund. The link leads to a phishing page. Ignore these emails, do not click on the link and do not enter any personal data on the phishing page.
30.01.2024 13:30
Fraud attempt in the name of President Alain Berset
Fake video advertisements of the president of the Swiss Confederation, Alain Berset, promoting a supposedly lucrative financial product are currently circulating on online platforms. This is a fake advertisement for a fraudulent investment website.
07.12.2023 17:47
Hacktivists NoName057 active again in Switzerland
The hacktivist group "NoName057" is once again attacking targets in Switzerland. The NCSC asks website operators to take appropriate measures. Read the NCSC report on DDoS to find out how you can protect yourself. (Link to the report in the title)
17.11.2023 17:10

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Statistics Bug Bounty programme

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Federal Council launches consultation on Cybersecurity Ordinance

22.05.2024 - At its meeting on 22 May the Federal Council launched a consultation on the Cybersecurity Ordinance. The Ordinance sets out how the obligation to report cyberattacks on critical infrastructure is to be implemented, regulates how implementation of the National Cyberstrategy is to be organised and specifies the tasks of the new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). The Ordinance also specifies which authorities and companies are exempt from the reporting obligation. The consultation will run until 13 September 2024.

Week 20: Patchday – regular updates keep you safe

21.05.2024 - Microsoft, the manufacturer of the widely used Windows operating system and the well-known Office environment, releases patches (updates) for its products once a month. Other software manufacturers may have a different cycle, but what they all have in common is that these updates should be taken seriously. On the one hand, patches help to improve the functionality or performance of software, but above all they boost product security and thus protect users from potential attacks.

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