May 13, 2022

Cyber incident overview

Statistics: Major cyber attacks on the public sector 1st quarter 2022
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Cyber attacks statistics

By month

Statistics: Major cyber attacks on the public sector 1st quarter 2022 statistic by month
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By country

Statistics: Major cyber attacks on the public sector 1st quarter 2022 statistic by country
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Notes

  • The statistics are based on the known incidents listed here.
  • Since only some of the cases become known, the evaluations are not representative.
  • An incident may be assigned to multiple countries or industries. Also, a country cannot always be assigned. So the totals shown on the charts may be different.

Details, examples and sources

Flag USAJanuary 2022
Cyber attack on a school district in Illinois
Griggsville-Perry School District, Griggsville, Illinois, USA
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.ph...
Flag USA13 January 2022
Ransomware at the city administration of Pembroke Pines
Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA
Pembroke Pines is located on the East Coast, northwest of Miami and southwest of Fort Lauderdale. The city has a population of approximately 170,000.
https://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/browa...
Flag Spain17 January 2022
Cyber attack on Getxo city council in Spain
Getxo, Basque Country, Spain
Getxo is a city of about 80,000 inhabitants in the Autonomous Region of the Basque Country in the north of Spain. The city is located immediately northwest of Bilbao on the Bay of Biscay.
https://www.deia.eus/bizkaia/eskuinaldea...
Flag Brazil20 January 2022
Attack on websites of the Brazilian state of Bahia
Salvador, Bahai, Brazil
The state of Bahia is located in the northeast of Brazil. The capital is Salvado, Brazil's third largest city with just under 3 million inhabitants.
https://www.cisoadvisor.com.br/ataque-de...
Flag India22 January 2022
Twitter account of the Indian disaster response force hacked
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), India
https://indianexpress.com/article/india/...
Flag USA3 February 2022
Ransomware at a town in Massachusetts
Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
The city of Quincy is located south of Boston in the state of Massachusetts in New England.
https://thequincysun.com/quincys-servers...
Flag BelgiumFebruary 2022
Cyber attack on operators of crematoria in Belgium
Pontes, Antwerp, Belgium
https://pontes.be/nieuws/cyberaanval-tre...
Flag Colombia6 February 2022
Cyberattack on Colombian Agency for the Supervision of Medicines and Foodstuffs
Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de Medicamentos y Alimentos (INVIMA), Bogota, Colombia
https://www.infobae.com/america/colombia...
Flag Russia26 February 2022
Russian propaganda agency reports DDoS attacks on Russian space agency website
Роскосмос (Roscosmos), Moscow, Russia
https://fr.sputniknews.com/... - Roscosmos visé par une attaque DDOS massive

KonBriefing.com expressly distances itself from Russian propaganda.
Flag Czech RepublicMarch 15, 2022
Cyberattack on the administration of a city district in Prague, Czech Republic
Městská část Praha 5 (MČ Praha 5), Praha, Czech Republic
https://www.praha5.cz/aktualni-informace...
Flag Canada19 March 2022
Cyber attack on the city of Banff, Canada
Town of Banff, Banff, Alberta, Canada
The town of Banff is located in the province of Alberta, 140 km west of Calgary and has just under 8000 inhabitants.
https://www.rmotoday.com/banff/town-of-b...
Flag GermanyMarch 20, 2022
Cyber attack on the city administration of Dingolfing, Germany
Dingolfing, Bavaria, Germany
https://www.dingolfing.de/rathaus-vorueb...
Flag FranceMarch 23, 2022
Cyber attack on the city administration of Saumur, France
Ville de Saumur, Saumur, Pays de la Loire / Département Maine-et-Loire, France
Also affected is the agglomeration community of Saumur Val de Loire.
https://www.ville-saumur.fr/actualites/c...

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