6.7 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Denmark

In the course of the 14 days prior, Denmark has recorded how the number of brute-force attacks has grew slightly. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a growth of 6.7 percent in brute-force attacks per server. Overall, in the world, there was an escalation of 23 percent.

In Denmark, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew through the previous 14-day period as 780 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 6.7 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Denmark was 16,000.

For comparison purposes, automated hacking attempts in United Kingdom and Belgium have gone up. With 1,400 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, United Kingdom has recorded a surge of 7.3 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Belgium, the sum total has shot up by 5.8 percent to 660 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on syspeaces have shown a noticeable growth, so Denmark is not alone with the problem. Throughout the last weeks there have been 23 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the past two weeks in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has climbed up by 31 percent. Simply put, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.

The statistics is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information 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.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.