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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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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16-30 April 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the second timeline of April. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the level of activity continues to be quite high. In this timeline I have collected 92 events, less than the 104 events collected in the first timeline of April, but equally an important number. So the Pandemic...

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1-15 April 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the first timeline of April, covering the main cyber attacks occurred in the first fortnight of this month. The COVID-19 emergency continues to characterize the threat landscape, and in this timeline I have collected...

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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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