Current incidents


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
Fraudulent job offers
Currently, the NCSC is receiving numerous reports of fraudulent job offers distributed via messaging services such as WhatsApp. Alleged recruiting companies lure with extraordinary promises of earnings. Block and report such messages to the messaging service concerned using the reporting function available in the application.
01.11.2023 13:40
Fraud attempt in the name of Federal Councillor Karin Keller-Sutter.
Fake advertisements are currently circulating on the Internet in which a picture of Federal Councilor Karin Keller-Sutter is used. The ad is designed in the form of an interview. It advertises an investment platform supposedly developed by the federal government, which promises high profits. This is a fake advertisement for a fraudulent investment site.
13.10.2023 15:53



Hot topics


Federal Council adopts postulate report on increasing ethical hacking

29.11.2023 - During its meeting on 29 November 2023, the Federal Council adopted the report in response to postulate 20.4594 "Institutionalise ethical hacking and increase cybersecurity". The postulate requested the Federal Council to set out how ethical hacking can be institutionalised as a basis for increasing cybersecurity, and how it can be promoted within the Federal Administration and at enterprises affiliated with the Confederation.

Week 47: Cybercriminals target hotels

28.11.2023 - Cybercriminals are trying new ways to trick hotels and their guests. In the emails currently being sent to hotels, they claim to have been bitten by bedbugs or that they were filmed in the hotel room and are now being blackmailed, among other things. The aim is to trick hotel employees into installing malware.

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