2019 Cyber Attacks Statistics

As I promised few days ago, I have aggregated and analyzed the events collected in the cyber attacks timelines for the whole 2019, producing some (hopefully) interesting stats. At the end the total sample is composed of 1802 events, which is a sharp increase in comparison with the 1337 of 2018. Feel free to browse the charts to have an overall idea for the threat landscape of the year just gone.

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16-31 December 2019 Cyber Attacks 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
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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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November 2019 Cyber Attacks Statistics

I can finally summarize the statistics derived from the timeline of November. In this month I have collected 135 events, corresponding to a 11% decrease compared with October when the timelines included a total of 156 events.

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16-30 November 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline
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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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1-15 November 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the first timeline of November covering the main cyber attacks occurred in the first fifteen days of this month. In this timeline I have collected a total of 82 events including 8 that sneaked into...

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October 2019 Cyber Attacks Statistics

Finally my effort of catching up with the blog updates is over (at least for now), and I can publish the statistics for October, statistics derived from the corresponding timelines (part I and part II) that I published recently. This month I have collected 156 events, a value comparable to August (160), and around 11% higher than September (140).

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1-15 October 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline
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1-15 October 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline

And here we go with the first timeline of October. In this fortnight I have collected 87 events, that is quite an important number. However what is strange, is that this timeline also collects six events occurred in September plus one...

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16-30 September 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline
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16-30 September 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline

And after the first one, I can finally publish the second timeline of September covering the main cyber attacks occurred in the second fortnight. In this timeline I have collected a total of...

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