October 2020 Cyber Attacks Statistics

t's time to publish the statistics for October derived from the two cyber attacks timelines. For this month, I have taken into consideration 223 events, despite you need to consider that 17 events alone are related to 17 companies, whose data (an aggregated of 34 million records) was put on sale on October 28.

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16-31 October 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the second timeline of October, covering the main cyber attacks happened in the second half of the month, plus some additional events that occurred before this period, but were discovered or disclosed in the considered interval. This timeline contains 119 events, so apparently the break in the previous timelines was just an illusion. Unsurprisingly ransomware plays an important role in these numbers: almost one out of three events is...

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1-15 October 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

The first cyber attacks timeline of October is here! This list contains 100 events (including 7 occurred before), a number very close to the one recorded in the previous month (100). Needless to say, ransomware continues...

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16-31 October 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline
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16-31 October 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline

And with this post I finally publish the second timeline of October (the first one is here) covering the main cyber attacks occurred in the second half (plus a couple of events that occurred in September but where not included in the previous timeline). For the records in this second fortnight...

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October 2019 Cyber Attacks Statistics

Finally my effort of catching up with the blog updates is over (at least for now), and I can publish the statistics for October, statistics derived from the corresponding timelines (part I and part II) that I published recently. This month I have collected 156 events, a value comparable to August (160), and around 11% higher than September (140).

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1-15 October 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline
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1-15 October 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline

And here we go with the first timeline of October. In this fortnight I have collected 87 events, that is quite an important number. However what is strange, is that this timeline also collects six events occurred in September plus one...

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16-31 October 2018 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the second timeline of October, covering the main events occurred between October 16 and October 31 (the first timeline is here). The total number of collected events is 58, showing a light increase compared with the 54 events of the previous fortnight.

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October 2018 Cyber Attacks Statistics

It’s time to publish the statistics derived from the cyber attack timelines of October (Part I and Part II): this month I have collected a total of 113 events, a slight increase compared with September, when I collected 106 events.

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