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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16-30 June 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It’s time to post the second timeline of June, where I have collected 84 events (including 4 that were published in the first half of the month). This number confirms a decreasing trend, likely due to the diminishing impact of the COVID-19-themed attacks. Unfortunately the same cannot be said for ransomware: new samples emerge on a regular basis and…

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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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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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1-15 November 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It’s time to publish the first timeline of November covering the main cyber attacks occurred in the first fifteen days of this month. In this timeline I have collected a total of 82 events including 8 that sneaked into…

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16-28 February 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It’s time to publish the second timeline of February (first one here). Despite this month had only 28 business days, the number of recorded events continues to grow: I have collected 70 events (plus 4 that slipped from the previous period). So Gnosticplayers is on a roll…

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16-31 August Cyber Attacks Timeline

Here we go with the second timeline of August covering the main cyber attacks occurred between August 16th and August 31st. A timeline apparently indicating that the malicious actors decided to end their summer break quite soon, as the number of recorded events is considerable higher that the first timeline.

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