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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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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