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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16-31 May 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline
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16-31 May 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to catch up with the timelines, so let's go with a new one collecting the main cyber events occurred in the second half of May. In this timeline I have collected "only" 72 events, including 9 occurred in the previous weeks, so definitely a sharp drop in comparison to the numbers we have been used to in the previous weeks, after the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis. Here we are again with the mega breaches...

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1-15 May 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

After a short break it's time to catch up with the timelines, so today let's publish the first timeline of May where I have collected 114 events (including one occurred in April), a number that confirms that the growing trend driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and by the increasing number of ransomware attacks continues. Unfortunately the emotional distress of these hard times makes the potential victims even more vulnerable.

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April 2020 Cyber Attacks Statistics

Let's go with the statistics derived from the cyber attacks timelines of April (part I and part II). This month I have collected and analyzed 189 events, so the overall level is still high and in line with February (186) and March (179). Undoubtedly the pandemic continues to characterize the threat landscape.

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16-30 April 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the second timeline of April. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the level of activity continues to be quite high. In this timeline I have collected 92 events, less than the 104 events collected in the first timeline of April, but equally an important number. So the Pandemic...

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1-15 April 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline
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1-15 April 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the first timeline of April, covering the main cyber attacks occurred in the first fortnight of this month. The COVID-19 emergency continues to characterize the threat landscape, and in this timeline I have collected...

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March 2020 Cyber Attacks Statistics

It's time to publish the statistics derived from the cyber attacks timelines of March (part I and part II). As you will discover soon, the threat landscape continues to be quite complicated due to the multiple campaigns exploiting COVID-19, and in fact in this month I have analyzed 179 events. Despite this number is slightly lower than February (186), the level of activity is still quite sustained. Despite this number...

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16-31 March 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

The second timeline of March is here! Unsurprisingly in this fortnight I have collected the highest number of events so far (107), and one third of them is somehow related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately cyber criminals are not showing any mercy in such complicated moments. Not only...

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1-15 March 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline
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1-15 March 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the first timeline of March containing the main events collected in the news during in the third month of this troubled 2020. In this timeline I have collected 77 events (including 5 occurred in February), so it' a sharp drop in comparison to February. I wonder if...

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