United Kingdom Records 7.3 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In United Kingdom, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers went up slightly through the previous 14-day period in comparison with the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 7.3 percent through the two weeks prior, according to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. There was a big increase of 23 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace documented 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in United Kingdom throughout the previous 14 days. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased by 7.3 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in United Kingdom was 84,000.

By means of a comparison, there has been a rise of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Czech Republic and Denmark. With 1,200 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Czech Republic has seen an escalation of 13 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Denmark, the amount has climbed up by 6.7 percent to 780 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on syspeaces have shown a big increase all around the world. In other words, United Kingdom is not alone with the problem. There have been 23 percent more automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the in the past two weeks compared to the past two weeks. Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 31 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.

The statistics is provided by 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 statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.