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Q1 2024 Cyber Attacks Statistics

I aggregated the statistics created from the cyber attacks timelines published in the first quarter of 2024. In this period, I collected a total of 833 events (9.15 events/day) dominated by Cyber Crime with 75.2%...

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March 2024 Cyber Attacks Statistics

In March 2024 I collected and analyzed 203 events dominated by malware attacks. Cyber Crime continued to lead the Motivations chart with 72.9%, ahead of Cyber Espionage with 13.3%, Cyber Warfare (5.9%) and Hacktivism (2.5%).

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16-31 March 2024 Cyber Attacks Timeline

In the second timeline of March 2024 I collected 104 events dominated by malware, exploitation of vulnerabilities and ransomware. The threat landscape was also characterized by several mega breaches, multiple cyber espionage operations and also some remarkable events related to cyber warfare.

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1-15 March 2024 Cyber Attacks Timeline

In the first timeline of March 2024, I collected 98 events, once again characterized malware and ransomware attacks. State-sponsored threat actor were equally quite active, but the timeline also features some interesting events related to cyberwarfare.

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February 2024 Cyber Attacks Statistics

In February 2024 I collected and analyzed 239 events. Cyber Crime continued to lead the Motivations chart with 68.6%. Operations driven by Cyber Espionage ranked at number two with 16.7%, ahead of Cyber Warfare (4.6%) and Hacktivism (3.3%).

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16-29 February 2024 Cyber Attacks Timeline

In the second timeline of February 2024 I collected 100 events characterized by a majority of malware and ransomware attacks and by a plethora of cyber espionage and cyber warfare campaigns.

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1-15 February 2024 Cyber Attacks Timeline

In the cyber attacks timeline of February H1 2024, I collected 139 events dominated by malware attacks. Ransomware and vulnerabilities also played an important role in the threat landscape.

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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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1-15 January 2024 Cyber Attacks Timeline

I am back with the first timeline of 2024, with some changes: ransomware counted as a specific attack technique, and an optimization of the sources. With this new methodology I collected 116 events, and for the first time, the threat landscape was dominated by account takeovers, a consequence of the numerous crypto scams that have flooded X (previously Twitter), ahead of Ransomware and malware (16.4%), and exploitation of vulnerabilities (9.5%).

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