1-15 May 2012 Cyber Attacks Statistics

As I did in the last month, I have summarized the data collected in my Cyber Attacks Sample for the first half of May, (whose thumbnail is on the right), in order to provide some aggregated statistics. Collected Data have been summarized in three charts representing: Motivations Behind Attacks, Distribution of Targets and Distribution of Attack Techniques. Although the 60 attacks sample does not intend to be comprehensive (and hence the results must be taken with caution), the charts provide a quick overview, which in turn might be useful to identify trends and hopefully to address countermeasures. Apparently the trend is quite (un)stable with Cyber Crime, ranking at number one as the primary motivation for the attacks, and Governments that continue to be the preferred targets for cybercrookers.... Read More

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Middle East Cyber War Update

Another week of Cyber War in the Middle East… Another week in which pro Israeli hackers seem to have disappeared,

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School of Hacktivism

A like Anonymous There are really few doubts, this is the most (in)famous hacking collective. There is no new day

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Exclusive Infographic: All Cyber Attacks on Military Aviation and Aerospace Industry

Cross Posted from TheAviationist. 2011 has been an annus horribilis for information security, and aviation has not been an exception

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One Year Of Lulz (Part II)

Christmas has just gone and here it is my personal way to wish you a Happy New Year: the second

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December 2011 Cyber Attacks Timeline (Part I)

As usual, here it is my compilation of December Cyber Attacks. It looks like that Christmas approaching is not stopping

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November 2011 Cyber Attacks Timeline (Part II)

The second half of November has confirmed the trend seen in the previous report covering the first half of the

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October 2011 Cyber Attacks Timeline (Part I)

October has come and here it is, also for this month, the first part of my Cyber Attacks Timeline covering the cyber events occurred in the first half of the current month.... Read More

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