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16-31 January 2024 Cyber Attacks Timeline

In the second timeline of January 2024 I collected 168 events (10.50 events/day), dominated by ransomware, ahead of malware and the exploitation of vulnerabilities. There were also several mega breaches, multiple operations against fintech organizations, and the usual wave of attacks motivated by cyber espionage.

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16-31 December 2023 Cyber Attacks Timeline

The last cyber attacks timeline of 2023 revealed a decrease in events (120 events down from 140 of the previous timeline), and this trend extended to lower ransomware and malware rates. There were a few mega breaches, and some events in the cryptocurrency sector. Cyber espionage and hacktivism remained prominent, influenced by Iranian and Russian groups.

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Read more about the article 1-15 December 2023 Cyber Attacks Timeline
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1-15 December 2023 Cyber Attacks Timeline

In early December 2023, event recordings decreased significantly to 135, with ransomware dominating 35.5% of incidents. The period saw a notable data breach at ESO Solutions, affecting 2.7 million patients, and a $2.7 million crypto theft at OKX. Geopolitical tensions spurred active cyber espionage, with APT28 exploiting critical vulnerabilities. The author encourages timeline review and community risk awareness support.

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16-31 October 2023 Cyber Attacks Timeline

In the second half of October 2023, I collected 183 events, with a predominance of ransomware and malware attacks. A significant breach targeted the Indian Council of Medical Research, leaking 815 million records. Cyber espionage activities by various groups and hacktivist operations in the Middle East were also prominent.

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1-15 September 2023 Cyber Attacks Timeline

The first cyber attack timeline of September 2023 reveals a record-breaking 13.93 events/day, a worrying increase from August's downward trend. Ransomware and malware attacks continue to be prevalent, making up 39.7% of the threat landscape, a rise from 34.5%. The impact of vulnerabilities remains vital, but it's in decline. Fintech is under significant pressure, with malicious actors breaching CoinEX and Stake.com, stealing large amounts of crypto assets. Numerous organizations, such as Freecycle, Pizza Hut Australia, and Traderie, fell victim to extensive data breaches.

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Read more about the article 1-15 January 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline
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1-15 January 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

The first timeline of 2020 is finally here! In the first half of January I have collected 68 events, a number that shows how the new year has started with an apparent decrease.

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