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Even Switzerland isn’t safe

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*gasp* Posterchild of everything, including reliable railway systems and state regulation, Switzerland, has become the latest victim of a cyber attack. Hackers have recently targeted the websites of the Swiss Federal Railways and the Swiss People’s Party. Apparently, over fifty thousand email addresses were stolen from the latter. Private organisations… Read more »

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Swiss email firm pays cyber ransom, attacks continue

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Protonmail, an email firm located in Switzerland, has reputedly paid a figure in excess of £3,600 to prevent cyber criminals from flooding its site with data, but attacks continue to cripple the company. The company was warned ahead of the initial distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack when a demand… Read more »

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