Last Updated on July 13, 2017
As usual, the first chart is the Daily Trend of Attacks: after an initial peak the trend seems quite stable with two spikes in the last two weeks.
Cyber Crime leads the Motivations chart, with 76.1% essentially stable (was 74.1% in April). Cyber Espionage is equally stable to 20.9% (was 21.2% in April). Cyberwarfare grows from 1.2% to 3%, whereas in May I haven’t recorded any Hacktivism event.
And guess what? Account Hijackings and Malware events rank on top of the Attack Vectors with 19.4% (were respectively 21.2% and 24.7% in May). Targeted attacks drop to 14.9% from 23.5%.
The Distribution of Targets Chart is led by Industries (26.9% vs 23.5%) ahead of Single Individuals, just line in April (16.4% vs 20%), Education (14.9% vs. 10.6%) and Governments (7.5% vs 10.6%).
The Industry Drill Down Chart is led by Retail (16.7%).
As always, bear in mind that the sample refers exclusively to the attacks included in my timelines, aiming to provide an high level overview of the “cyber landscape”.
If you want to have an idea of how fragile our data are inside the cyberspace, have a look at the timelines of the main Cyber Attacks in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 (regularly updated). You may also want to have a look at the Cyber Attack Statistics.