August 2020 Cyber Attacks Statistics

After the cyber attacks timelines, it’s time to publish the statistics for August. If you believed that the summer could slow down the criminal business, you will be disappointed. In August I have analyzed a total of 197 events, the highest value so far and an increase compared to July (184 events analyzed).

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16-31 August 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

Here’s the second timeline of August containing the main cyber attacks that have characterized the end of this troubled Summer. This list is probably the longer I have pulled together so far, containing 108 events (including 10 occurred before August 16th), and confirming the growing trend of ransomware attacks, fueled primarily by a breach suffered by…

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July 2020 Cyber Attacks Statistics

It’s time to publish the statistics derived from the cyber attacks timeline of July (part I and part II). As previously mentioned this month has been characterized by ransomware (throughout the entire period, but we are used to it), and mega breaches, a trend that resurrected in the second part of the month. Easily predictable the two characterize the statistics of the month.

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16-31 July 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It’s time to publish the second timeline of July covering the main cyber attacks occurred in the second half of the same month. A timeline where I have collected 86 events (including 6 occurred outside the considered interval), which is a value substantially in line with the previous list (89).

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1-15 July 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

Here’s the first timeline of July! This fortnight I have collected 89 events (including 6 that occurred in the previous month), a number in line with the previous timeline (84 events) that confirms a certain stabilization of the trend after the peaks of the first quarter, likely due to the impact of COVID-themed attack.

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16-30 June 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It’s time to post the second timeline of June, where I have collected 84 events (including 4 that were published in the first half of the month). This number confirms a decreasing trend, likely due to the diminishing impact of the COVID-19-themed attacks. Unfortunately the same cannot be said for ransomware: new samples emerge on a regular basis and…

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1-15 June 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

I am trying to catch up with the backlog, so it’s now time to publish the first timeline of June (I know we are in August) where I have collected a total of 96 events. The level of activity continues to be quite high and characterized by…

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May 2020 Cyber Attacks Statistics

After the second timeline of May, it’s time to publish the corresponding statistics for the same month. In May, I have collected and analyzed 184 events, a number still in line with the previous months, despite the majority of the events occurred in the first half. Is the minor activity that characterized the second half of May the sign of an inverting trend ? It’s probably too early to tell, but hopefully the next timelines will shed more light. The Daily Trend chart, shows…

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