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Whoever uses the same password more than once, helps attackers

08.11.2018 - The 27th semi-annual report of the Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance (MELANI), published on 8 November 2018, addresses the most important cyber incidents of the first half of 2018 both in Switzerland and abroad. The key topic is dedicated to the vulnerabilities in hardware. The focus is also on targeted malware attacks, for which the name of the Spiez Laboratory was misused, as well as various data leaks and the problem of multiple use of a password.

Data leaks, crimeware and attacks on industrial control systems – topics in the MELANI semi-annual report

26.04.18 - The 26th semi-annual report of the Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance (MELANI), published on 26 April 2018, addresses the most important cyber incidents of the second half of 2017 both in Switzerland and abroad. Among other things, the focus is on the widespread use of crimeware and attacks on industrial control systems in the medical technology sector. The spate of data leaks and their repercussions are examined in the main topic.

Encryption Trojans and malicious emails in name of authorities on the rise

02.11.2017 - The 25th semi-annual report of the Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance (MELANI), published on 2 November 2017, addresses the most important cyber incidents of the first half of 2017 both in Switzerland and abroad. The encryption Trojans Wanna Cry and NotPetya, which made the headlines worldwide in spring 2017, are the focal point of the report.

For secure dealings with the internet of things

20.04.2017 - The 24th semi-annual report of the Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance (MELANI), published on 20 April, addresses the most important cyber incidents of the second half of 2016 both in Switzerland and abroad. The focal point of the report is the internet of things, which is becoming increasingly significant.

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