The Swiss authorities online

Jump to content

Dangers over the Internet

Two public agencies provide information to the general public regarding dangers over the Internet:

  • The Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance (MELANI) provides information about Internet security and possible measures that can be taken when using modern information and communication technologies.
  • The  Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) offers recommendations on how to protect your data over the Internet.


Information about schadsoftware, spam, phishing and rules of behaviour on the Internet, etc.


Information on how to protect your privacy and children on the Internet: mobile data processing, e-commerce, Google Street View, etc.