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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16-29 February 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the second timeline of February covering the main cyber attacks occurred in the second half of this month. Despite the 29 days, I have collected a total of 97 events, including 6 falling in previous that slipped away from the first timeline. Definitely a sharp increase compared with the previous ones. Ransomware continues...

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1-15 February 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

Here's the first timeline of February covering the main cyber attacks occurred in the first half of this month. This fortnight I have collected quite a long list containing 97 events. Ransomware continues to dominate the threat landscape, while another aspect that characterizes this timeline is COVID-19 outbreak...

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16-31 January 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

A new timeline is here! Today we have the list of the main cyber attacks occurred in the second half of January 2020. In this timeline I have collected a total of 83 events, if we consider that 7 of them occurred in the first half of the same month, we are in line with the previous timeline.

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16-31 December 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline

With the second timeline of December (the last for this year), we definitively leave 2019 behind us from an infosec perspective. In this timeline I have collected a total of 80 events, including 2 that should have been published in the previous timeline (but were missed). All an all...

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1-15 December 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline

Happy new infosec year! Let's start this 2020 with the first timeline of December covering the main cyber attacks occurred during the first half of the same month. In this timeline I have collected a total of 81 events (including 5 that occurred before but were included in this timeline as well), a value that is back to the levels of the first half of November, and records a sharp increase in comparison to the previous one.

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16-30 November 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline

The second timeline of November is here, covering the main events reported in the news during the second half of the same month. In the following table, I have collected a total of 63 events. I don't know if this is the consequence of...

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