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30th Semi-annual report of MELANI about problems of personal data on the internet

30.04.2020 - The 30th semi-annual report of the Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance (MELANI) addresses the most important cyberincidents of the second half of 2019 both in Switzerland and abroad. The latest report focuses on handling personal data on the internet and the problems involved.

Warning against false emails purporting to be from the FOPH

14.03.2020 - Since Friday lunchtime (13 March 2020), cybercriminals have been exploiting public anxiety related to the coronavirus. They are attempting to spread malware using emails purporting to be from the FOPH. The Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance MELANI is therefore warning the public. Delete such emails immediately.

Beware: Ransomware continues to pose a significant security risk for SMEs

19.02.2020 - In recent weeks, MELANI / GovCERT has dealt with more than a dozen ransomware cases in which unknown perpetrators encrypted the systems of Swiss SMEs and large companies and rendered them unusable. The attackers made ransom demands of several tens of thousands of Swiss francs, in some cases even millions.

Last modification 07.01.2019

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