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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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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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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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

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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