Noticeable Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in Belgium Logged

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Belgium have grew during the last fortnight. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 5.8 percent in brute-force attacks per server. Overall, in the world, there was a big increase of 23 percent.

The number of attacks on syspeaces grew slightly in the last fortnight in Belgium as 660 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 5.8 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Belgium was 15,000.

In comparison, there has been a rise of the number of brute-force attacks in Denmark and Sweden. With 780 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Denmark has seen a climb of 6.7 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Sweden, the number has gone up by 2.5 percent to 1,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Belgium is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. There have been 23 percent more automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the through the 14 days prior compared to the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Throughout the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has shot up by 31 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The statistics source is Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.