Whopping Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in Romania

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Romania escalated in the previous 14-day period. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 61 percent. There was an escalation of 4.9 percent in the world.

The number of attacks on Syspeace Windows servers shot up in the past two weeks in Romania as 1,900 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks shot up by 61 percent. That means 4,100 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Romania throughout the two weeks before were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison, Singapore and Australia have been under increased attacks. With 4,600 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace Windows server the last fortnight, Singapore has witnessed a rise of 68 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Australia, the sum total has grown by 58 percent to 1,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace Windows server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace Windows servers have shown a big increase, so Romania is not alone with the problem. In the course of the last weeks, brute-force attacks on Syspeace Windows servers have a great increase in the world – there have been 4.9 percent more brute-force attacks than during the previous 14-day period. So far, 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 number of brute-force attacks has gone up by 50 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,200,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The data is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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 businesses from IT theft, combined with great customer support.