1-15 May 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

After a short break it's time to catch up with the timelines, so today let's publish the first timeline of May where I have collected 114 events (including one occurred in April), a number that confirms that the growing trend driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and by the increasing number of ransomware attacks continues. Unfortunately the emotional distress of these hard times makes the potential victims even more vulnerable.

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16-30 April 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the second timeline of April. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the level of activity continues to be quite high. In this timeline I have collected 92 events, less than the 104 events collected in the first timeline of April, but equally an important number. So the Pandemic...

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1-15 March 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the first timeline of March containing the main events collected in the news during in the third month of this troubled 2020. In this timeline I have collected 77 events (including 5 occurred in February), so it' a sharp drop in comparison to February. I wonder if...

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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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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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16-30 November 2019 Cyber Attacks Timeline

The second timeline of November is here, covering the main events reported in the news during the second half of the same month. In the following table, I have collected a total of 63 events. I don't know if this is the consequence of...

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