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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August 2020 Cyber Attacks Statistics

After the cyber attacks timelines, it’s time to publish the statistics for August. If you believed that the summer could slow down the criminal business, you will be disappointed. In August I have analyzed a total of 197 events, the highest value so far and an increase compared to July (184 events analyzed).

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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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July 2020 Cyber Attacks Statistics

It’s time to publish the statistics derived from the cyber attacks timeline of July (part I and part II). As previously mentioned this month has been characterized by ransomware (throughout the entire period, but we are used to it), and mega breaches, a trend that resurrected in the second part of the month. Easily predictable the two characterize the statistics of the month.

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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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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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