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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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December 2023 Cyber Attacks Timeline

December 2023 saw a decline in cyber events to 260 from November's 390, with Cyber Crime still leading at 75.4%. Cyber Espionage rose to 10.4%, Hacktivism to 7.3%, and Cyber Warfare doubled to 4.2%. Malware attacks led at 38.5%, while Account Takeovers and Targeted Attacks increased. Multiple Organizations remained top targets.

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16-31 December 2023 Cyber Attacks Timeline

The last cyber attacks timeline of 2023 revealed a decrease in events (120 events down from 140 of the previous timeline), and this trend extended to lower ransomware and malware rates. There were a few mega breaches, and some events in the cryptocurrency sector. Cyber espionage and hacktivism remained prominent, influenced by Iranian and Russian groups.

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1-15 December 2023 Cyber Attacks Timeline

In early December 2023, event recordings decreased significantly to 135, with ransomware dominating 35.5% of incidents. The period saw a notable data breach at ESO Solutions, affecting 2.7 million patients, and a $2.7 million crypto theft at OKX. Geopolitical tensions spurred active cyber espionage, with APT28 exploiting critical vulnerabilities. The author encourages timeline review and community risk awareness support.

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16-30 November 2023 Cyber Attacks Timeline

In the latter half of November 2023, I collected 207 cybersecurity events, with ransomware dominating at 34.78%. Financial technology sector hacks led to $167 million in crypto losses, along with significant data breaches and cyber espionage by groups from Palestine, North Korea, China, and Russia.

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1-15 November 2023 Cyber Attacks Timeline

In the first half of November 2023, I collected 173 events (11.53 events/day), with ransomware and malware attacks prevailing. Notable incidents included a $100 million crypto theft from Poloniex, a North Korean group targeting blockchain engineers, and a breach in Maine affecting 1.3 million individuals.

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1-15 October 2023 Cyber Attacks Timeline

In the first half of October 2023, I recorded 185 events, a 7.6% increase compared to the previous timeline. Ransomware continues to lead the threat landscape, and the exploitation of vulnerabilities is always strong.

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