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Press Release (27.03.2014)
Marked increase in fraud and phishing CySARs

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Berne. In 2013, its tenth year of operation, the Cybercrime Coordination Unit (CYCO) at the Federal Office of Police (fedpol) received a total of 9,208 Suspicious Activity Reports on Cybercrime (CySARs) from the public. This represents an increase of more than 11 per cent over 2012. Nearly sixty-one per cent of total reporting volume concerned offences against property, a continuing trend from the previous reporting years.