MELANI published their eighth biannual report on "Information security in Switzerland and internationally: The situation" drawn up in co-operation with the Swiss Coordination Unit for Cybercrime Control (CYCOS).
The spread of malicious software directed at e-banking applications and phishing attacks directed at Swiss Internet service providers continue to be a huge problem in the second half of 2008. Even the use of USB sticks as a means for possible attacks and dealing with waste data which is continually growing are topics of the eighth semi-annual report 2008 of the Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance (MELANI). The report assesses the situation in the second half of 2008. MELANI - Semi-annual report 2008/2