6.5 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Norway

In Norway, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers went up slightly through the past two weeks in comparison with the last fortnight. According to statistics from syspeaces, there was a rise of 6.5 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was a noticeable growth of 20 percent in the whole world.

The sum total of attacks on syspeaces increased slightly in the previous 14-day period in Norway as 270 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 6.5 percent. Syspeace blocked 3,100 automated hacking attempts in Norway.

By way of comparison, brute-force attacks in Egypt and South Africa have shot up. With 1,200 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Egypt has recorded a surge of 12 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In South Africa, the amount has gone up by 5.1 percent to 1,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Norway is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. There have been 20 percent more automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the during the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14-day period. By now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Throughout the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has climbed up by 25 percent. In other words, the number 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 brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.