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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August 2020 Cyber Attacks Statistics

After the cyber attacks timelines, it's time to publish the statistics for August. If you believed that the summer could slow down the criminal business, you will be disappointed. In August I have analyzed a total of 197 events, the highest value so far and an increase compared to July (184 events analyzed).

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1-15 September 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

Here we go with the first timeline of September, containing the main cyber attacks occurred in the first half of the month (plus a few of additional ones occurred outside this interval). The number of events continues to be quite high, and the amount of ransomware attacks has reached a new record...

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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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1-15 August 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to publish the first timeline of August where I have collected 92 events (a light increase compared to July), including 6 that occurred before the analyzed interval. Unsurprisingly ransomware continues to dominate the threat landscape...

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1-15 June 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

I am trying to catch up with the backlog, so it's now time to publish the first timeline of June (I know we are in August) where I have collected a total of 96 events. The level of activity continues to be quite high and characterized by...

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16-31 May 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It's time to catch up with the timelines, so let's go with a new one collecting the main cyber events occurred in the second half of May. In this timeline I have collected "only" 72 events, including 9 occurred in the previous weeks, so definitely a sharp drop in comparison to the numbers we have been used to in the previous weeks, after the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis. Here we are again with the mega breaches...

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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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