Current incidents


Fake websites imitate Courier Service Swissconnect
The NCSC is currently receiving numerous reports from sellers on classified ad platforms. In order to organize the transport, they are contacted by alleged parcel and courier services after the sale. The names of well-known companies are misused, such as Post, DPD and DHL. Currently, the scammers create fake websites in the name of the transport company Swissconnect. Ignore such e-mails.
01.02.2023 10:50
Malware targeting hotels
The NCSC is currently receiving reports from hotels that supposed guests are trying to get hotel employees to open a link in an email and thereby download and execute malware. This allows the attackers to gain access to various hotel accounts and carry out further fraud attempts.
31.01.2023 13:40
Warning: Fraudulent emails
Fraudulent emails posing as the police are currently circulating. The senders impersonate various police authorities as well as individuals. Please do not reply to these emails! Report them to the NCSC.
27.01.2023 13:40



Hot topics


Week 5: Sophisticated telephone phishing

07.02.2023 - The number of reports received by the NCSC rose slightly in the fifth week of 2023, with 726 reports. In a phishing case reported last week, the attackers promise to activate a fast 6G network. This phishing attempt is very sophisticated and comprises a number of stages. The attackers even use stolen personal details from the victim's client portal.

Cybertip: Five steps to ensure your digital security

06.02.2023 - Launched by the European Commission, Safer Internet Day takes place every year in February to promote a common awareness of safe and responsible use of digital media. In Switzerland, the Youth and Media national platform and the National Cybersecurity Centre, among others, use this day to raise public awareness. Thanks to the mnemonic S-U-P-E-R, internet users can easily check and optimise their cyberspace conduct.

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