February 2020 Cyber Attacks Statistics

Another day, another set of monthly statistics. Today we have the charts derived from the cyber attacks timelines of February (Part I and Part II). Even if February had only 29 days, I have collected a total of 186 events. This is the probably the higher number that I remember. The high number of events is immediately visible from…

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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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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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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

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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