I have decided to write a dedicated blog post with all the attacks recorded so far in 2018 and the related statistics (with interactive charts). Some charts are also compared with the corresponding stats in 2017. The timeline containing all the events, which I will try to keep updated on monthly basis.Read more
t’s time to publish the statistics derived from the cyber attack timelines of September (Part I and Part II), a month that shows a new uptick in term of number of events given that I collected 106 events against the 80 of August.
And as always, let’s start with the Daily Trend of Attacks chart, where…Read more
It’s time to publish the second timeline of September covering the main cyber attacks occurred between September 16th and September 30th (plus a few events that slipped away from the previous timeline. If you still have an account on Facebook…Read more
It’s time to publish the first timeline of September, covering the main cyber attacks occurred between September 1st and September 15th (plus some August events that were disclosed in September, so could not appear in the previous timeline).
I collected 51 entries for September alone. Easily predictable, the numbers are growing compared to August: crooks are back in business after the Summer break.Read more
Despite the volatility that is characterizing cryptocurrencies, mining is still a lucrative business for cyber criminals. Recent academic research has shown that only the embedded cryptocurrency miner CoinHive is generating $250,000 worth of Monero every month, most of it (80%) going to just 10 individuals.Read more
After the two timeline of August (Part I and Part II), it’s time to publish the corresponding statistics.
August has been a month with two faces, with a first half quite lazy, and a tail of events in the second half. In any case, all in all I have collected 80 events, which seem quite few compared to the 130 of July.Read more
Here we go with the second timeline of August covering the main cyber attacks occurred between August 16th and August 31st. A timeline apparently indicating that the malicious actors decided to end their summer break quite soon, as the number of recorded events is considerable higher that the first timeline.Read more
I am trying to catch up with the delayed timelines, so I am happy to publish the first timeline of August, covering the main cyber attacks occurred in the first half of this month.
Well, it looks like the cyber criminals decided to take same days off, since the number of events collected in this fortnight is sensibly smaller than the second half of July (31 vs. 81).Read more
Hacks against individuals and organizations operating in the cryptocurrency space are undoubtedly becoming a big thing. A recent study fromRead more
I have just published the second timeline of July, and now I can finally post the statistics for the same month. Let’s start saying that this month was surprisingly rich in terms of events (I collected 130 records vs. 96 in June), maybe the crooks wanted to complete their home works before going to vacation.Read more