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.
Biggest Swiss online retailer to accept bitcoin payments

Biggest Swiss online retailer to accept bitcoin payments

March 20, 2019, 9:09 a.m.
The country’s biggest online retailer says it has started accepting bitcoin and other crypto-currencies.
Man fined for trolling Federal Council Minister

Man fined for trolling Federal Council Minister

March 5, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
A man has been fined for trolling the Federal Council Minister Karin Keller-Sutter.
Online shopping now more difficult for Swiss customers

Online shopping now more difficult for Swiss customers

Jan. 4, 2019, 8:08 a.m.
New VAT rules brought in this year means buying goods online is now far more complicated – if possible at all.
Amazon to stop shipping to Switzerland from non-EU sites

Amazon to stop shipping to Switzerland from non-EU sites

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Changes in Swiss VAT laws mean Amazon will no longer ship to Switzerland from non-EU sites.
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...
Swiss customer privacy largely unprotected online

Swiss customer privacy largely unprotected online

Oct. 11, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Swiss International Airlines is under pressure to improve its online security by the Federal Data Protection Commission.
Those over 55 most likely to fall victim to online fraud

Those over 55 most likely to fall victim to online fraud

Oct. 2, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
People over the age of 55 are most of risk of being ripped off by online scammers or robbed. It’s thought the a...
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.
Buying online from abroad to be subject to Swiss VAT

Buying online from abroad to be subject to Swiss VAT

Aug. 16, 2018, 12:22 p.m.
Buying many goods online from businesses abroad is set to become more expensive from next year after a decision by th...
Voters should know more about online campaigns

Voters should know more about online campaigns

June 26, 2018, 6:09 a.m.
Voters should be more aware how political parties and campaign managers use social media and online advertising in th...
Dating sites using chat-bots

Dating sites using chat-bots

June 5, 2018, 6:28 a.m.
It’s been revealed that some online dating sites in Switzerland are using fake profiles and chat bots to lure p...
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 ...
Schools urged to rethink information posted on line after murders

Schools urged to rethink information posted on line after murders

March 26, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
Schools are being urged to think carefully about information they post on line about their students, classes and any ...
Police warn about fake emails

Police warn about fake emails

March 7, 2018, 7:28 a.m.
Zurich cantonal police are warning people to be careful if they get an email that suggests it is from them.
Online fraudsters target Switzerland

Online fraudsters target Switzerland

Dec. 15, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
Police forces around the country say we’re being hit by a flurry of online fraudsters. The technique is old,...
Winter weather causes accidents and injuries

Winter weather causes accidents and injuries

Dec. 11, 2017, 7:48 a.m.
The weekend’s wintery weather took its toll on the roads. In canton Sankt Gallen alone the police dealt with mo...
Warnings over cheap online winter tyres

Warnings over cheap online winter tyres

Dec. 5, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
Garage owners across the country are warning about the new trend of buying winter tyres online.
Online shopping more popular in Switzerland - but still lower than Europe

Online shopping more popular in Switzerland - but still lower than Europe

Nov. 27, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Online shopping is becoming more and more popular in Switzerland – but the country is still lagging in Europe.
Swiss government to issue electronic IDs

Swiss government to issue electronic IDs

Nov. 16, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
The Swiss government says it wants to roll out digital ID cards to everyone in the country – including foreigners.
New government warning on banking scam

New government warning on banking scam

Aug. 18, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
The Federal Government is warning people not to be taken in by a new fraud which could threaten the security of your ...
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 ...
Swiss parliament votes to ban international gambling sites

Swiss parliament votes to ban international gambling sites

March 2, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
The Swiss parliament has voted to block access to international on-line gambling sites and only casinos in Switzerlan...
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