Current incidents


Phishing in the name of SBB
We are currently seeing a number of phishing variants using the SBB and Swisspass names. For example, the message refers to a ticket refund or pretends that the Swisspass account is restricted. Never divulge personal data such as passwords or credit card details on a website that you have accessed by clicking on a link in an email or text message.
16.03.2023 14:00
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



Hot topics


Week 11: Fraud attempts with social media data

21.03.2023 - In CEO fraud attempts, attackers gather data from public sources in advance. They usually use company websites that list their employees and their functions. However, data on social media platforms can also be used for such fraud attempts, as shown by a case reported to the NCSC last week that targeted a company's HR department.

Week 10: Two years of the weekly review and how to dispose of a computer correctly

14.03.2023 - Two years ago, the first NCSC weekly review was published. It was the start of a weekly series in which we report on the latest cyberincidents. Each week, we provide various tips on how to protect yourself and what to do in case of an incident. Including today's, more than 100weekly reviews have been published. The NCSC would like to thank all its readers for their interest. The current review shows what risks arise when disposing of or passing on computers, smartphones and USB sticks. The number of reports received by the NCSC fell sharply last week as the wave of fake extortion is now easing.

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