In September 2023, cyber crime continued to lead with 77.1% of total events, but showed a decrease. Cyber Espionage grew to 11.6%, while Hacktivism significantly dropped. Malware remains the leading attack technique and multiple organizations are the top targets.
The second cyber attack timeline of September 2023 showed a decrease in events and a continuation of malware attacks. Massive hacks targeted fintech organizations like Mixin Network, and some breaches affected millions of individuals. The timeline also includes activities by various known and new threat actors.
The first cyber attack timeline of September 2023 reveals a record-breaking 13.93 events/day, a worrying increase from August's downward trend. Ransomware and malware attacks continue to be prevalent, making up 39.7% of the threat landscape, a rise from 34.5%. The impact of vulnerabilities remains vital, but it's in decline. Fintech is under significant pressure, with malicious actors breaching CoinEX and Stake.com, stealing large amounts of crypto assets. Numerous organizations, such as Freecycle, Pizza Hut Australia, and Traderie, fell victim to extensive data breaches.