Noticeable Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Netherlands

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Netherlands have went up slightly through the last fortnight. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 16 percent in the course of the last fortnight, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. There was a slight escalation of 18 percent in the whole world.

In Netherlands, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew during the two weeks prior as 750 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 16 percent. That means 9,500 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Netherlands in the course of the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

France and Australia have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 880 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, France has witnessed a surge of 32 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Australia, the number has grown by 9.6 percent to 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight escalation all around the world. That is to say, Netherlands is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shot up by 18 percent in the world during the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. In the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has risen by 33 percent. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,200,000.

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

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.