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A new issue of our SWITCH Security Report is available!

Dear Reader!

A new issue of our bi-monthly SWITCH Security Report is available!

The topics covered in this report are:

  • Family business: Petya and its derivatives sweep over half the world as a new wave of ransomware
  • Pay a ransom for your privacy: new «extortionware» exposes its victims
  • Positive use of metadata – Cisco can detect malware activity even in encrypted network traffic
  • Successful strike against the darknet drug and weapons trade – security services bust AlphaBay and Hansa

The Security Report is available in both English and German.

»»  Download the english report.      »»  Download the german report.

Did you miss our previous Security Report? Click here to go to the archive.


The December 2016 issue of our SWITCH Security Report is available!

Dear Reader!

A new issue of our monthly SWITCH Security Report has just been released.

The topics covered in this report are:

  • Power and cybercrime – massive quantities of user data stolen in two recent hacks
  • When supposed security add-ons actually spy on your browsing habits
  • Mirai part II – botnet knocks out 900,000 Telekom routers
  • It’s not all bad news – Avalanche botnet taken down

The Security Report is available in both English and German.

»»  Download the english report.      »»  Download the german report.

Did you miss our previous Security Report? Click here to go to the archive.


The December 2014 issue of our SWITCH Security Report is available!

Dear Reader!

A new issue of our monthly SWITCH Security Report has just been released.

The topics covered in this report are:

  • No «Land of the Free» in sight: NSA allowed to continue gathering data, BND puts forward EUR 300 million wish list
  • Censorship culture in the UK
  • The new PR: how parties, companies and organisations manipulate web chat to propagate opinions
  • Regin and the Detekt-ives: new software finds known government Trojans – Symantec discovers a new one
  • Generali cheaper: lower premiums in exchange for personal information
  • The Clipboard: Interesting Presentations, Articles and Videos

The Security Report is available in both english and german language.

»»  Download the english report.      »»  Download the german report.

Did you miss our previous Security Report? Click here to go to the archive.

 

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Unser SWITCH Security-Report für November 2013 ist verfügbar

Die aktuelle Ausgabe unseres monatlich erscheinenden ‘SWITCHcert Reports zu aktuellen Trends im Bereich IT-Security und Privacy‘ ist soeben erschienen.

Themen diesen Monat:

  • Sind EU-Institutionen im Visier der Geheimdienste?
  • Die schöne neue Welt der Smart spying TVs
  • Schwache Verschlüsselungsverfahren erleichtern Abhörern
    die Arbeit
  • Verbraucherschützer erkämpfen mehr Rechte für deutsche
    Google-Nutzer – möglicherweise
  • Und wie immer Links zu spannenden Präsentationen, Artikeln und Videos rund um die Themen IT-Security und -Privacy.

Zum Download (PDF):

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