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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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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1-15 August 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the first timeline of August where I have collected 92 events (a light increase compared to July), including 6 that occurred before the analyzed interval. Unsurprisingly ransomware continues to dominate the threat landscape...

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16-31 July 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the second timeline of July covering the main cyber attacks occurred in the second half of the same month. A timeline where I have collected 86 events (including 6 occurred outside the considered interval), which is a value substantially in line with the previous list (89).

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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 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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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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