Extreme Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Lithuania

There’s no denying of facts — the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Lithuania has escalated in the past two weeks. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 55 percent. There was an escalation of 4.9 percent in the world.

Syspeace documented 790 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Lithuania through the two weeks before. That is to say, the brute-force attacks skyrocketed by 55 percent. That means 790 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Lithuania in the course of the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace. Throughout a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 14th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

By way of comparison, Australia and Sweden have been under increased attacks. With 1,200 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Australia has recorded a climb of 58 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Sweden, the sum total has risen by 49 percent to 1,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace Windows server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured servers have shown a big increase all around the world. In other words, Lithuania is not alone with the problem. There have been 4.9 percent more automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured servers throughout the previous 14 days compared to the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace Windows server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has risen by 50 percent. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,200,000.

The data source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and keep away. Syspeace records meticulously all the Syspeace-secured servers globally. Having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts since 2012, the company is a global innovator on the topic.

A automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and to block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with great customer support.