October 2020 Cyber Attacks Statistics

t’s time to publish the statistics for October derived from the two cyber attacks timelines. For this month, I have taken into consideration 223 events, despite you need to consider that 17 events alone are related to 17 companies, whose data (an aggregated of 34 million records) was put on sale on October 28.

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16-31 October 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It’s time to publish the second timeline of October, covering the main cyber attacks happened in the second half of the month, plus some additional events that occurred before this period, but were discovered or disclosed in the considered interval. This timeline contains 119 events, so apparently the break in the previous timelines was just an illusion. Unsurprisingly ransomware plays an important role in these numbers: almost one out of three events is…

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1-15 October 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

The first cyber attacks timeline of October is here! This list contains 100 events (including 7 occurred before), a number very close to the one recorded in the previous month (100). Needless to say, ransomware continues…

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16-30 September 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It’s time to publish the second timeline of September. This timeline confirms the trend of the latest months with 101 events (including 4 occurred outside the considered interval). Needless to say, ransomware continued to dominate…

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1-15 September 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

Here we go with the first timeline of September, containing the main cyber attacks occurred in the first half of the month (plus a few of additional ones occurred outside this interval). The number of events continues to be quite high, and the amount of ransomware attacks has reached a new record…

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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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