Woman transfers CHF 160,000 in online romance scam

Woman transfers CHF 160,000 in online romance scam

July 17, 2019, 10:55 a.m.
Despite constant warnings from the police, another lovelorn person has lost tens of thousands of francs to an online ...
Non-Swiss gambling sites to be blocked from Swiss internet

Non-Swiss gambling sites to be blocked from Swiss internet

June 25, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Non-Swiss gambling websites will be banned from next month. 
One million Swiss victims of cyber-attack

One million Swiss victims of cyber-attack

March 29, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
Around a million people in Switzerland say they’ve been a victim of a cyber-attack – but the vast majorit...
4 teens arrested for online retail scams

4 teens arrested for online retail scams

March 28, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Zurich cantonal police have arrested four teenagers for scamming online retailers.
Internet providers not responsible for illegal content

Internet providers not responsible for illegal content

March 1, 2019, 10:04 a.m.
It’s not the responsibility of internet providers to stop pirated content. 
Sunrise network disruption leaves customers without internet

Sunrise network disruption leaves customers without internet

Dec. 17, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Telecom company Sunrise says its network suffered problems yesterday.
Public urged to beware of cyber-crime

Public urged to beware of cyber-crime

Nov. 9, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
The Swiss cyber-crime agency, which goes under the name of Melani, is urging all internet users to make sure they hav...
Plane and train tickets main items bought online in Switzerland

Plane and train tickets main items bought online in Switzerland

Oct. 2, 2018, 6:41 a.m.
More and more are buying online – and women are catching up with men.
Anti-censorship group urges rejection of new gambling law

Anti-censorship group urges rejection of new gambling law

May 18, 2018, 6:40 a.m.
An umbrella group called ‘Save the Free Internet’ is urging voters to reject an initiative next month as ...
Parliament to block foreign betting sites

Parliament to block foreign betting sites

Sept. 28, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Parliament has agreed foreign betting sites will be blocked in Switzerland. Those sites offering roulette or poker wi...
One in 10 young people addicted to the Internet

One in 10 young people addicted to the Internet

July 12, 2017, 7:17 a.m.
While most young people between the ages of 12 and 19 have a healthy relationship with the Internet, one in 10 is add...
Few takers for new 'dot Swiss' domain

Few takers for new 'dot Swiss' domain

April 28, 2017, 7:54 a.m.
Although Swiss companies have had the option of a new internet address of ‘dot Swiss’ since January last ...
Sales of newspapers remain stable in Switzerland

Sales of newspapers remain stable in Switzerland

April 11, 2017, 6:47 a.m.
Despite the growth of on-line news, printed newspapers remain popular in Switzerland. Two thirds of consumers' me...
Elderly man loses fortune in on-line scam

Elderly man loses fortune in on-line scam

Feb. 10, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
An elderly man has been scammed of over CHF 400,000 by an on-line girlfriend in Ghana.
Rise in cyber extortion

Rise in cyber extortion

Oct. 28, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
The Swiss information security watchdog has sounded the alarm over a rise in cyber extortion. In its latest report, ...
Swiss teens addicted to screens

Swiss teens addicted to screens

Sept. 7, 2016, 7:52 a.m.
Swiss teenagers are addicted to their screens – but using access to screen time as a punishment or reward can b...
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