Extreme Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Lithuania

Throughout the previous 14 days, the amount of brute-force attacks in Lithuania increased significantly compared to the past two weeks. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have increased by 120 percent. There was a big increase of 20 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 880 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Lithuania throughout the 14 days prior. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts skyrocketed by 120 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Lithuania was 1,000. Throughout a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 8th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

There has been, for the sake of comparison, a surge of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Turkey and Ireland. With 2,100 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Turkey has seen a climb of 160 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Ireland, the amount has shot up by 91 percent to 940 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Lithuania is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation all around the world. There have been 20 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on syspeaces in the in the course of the past two weeks compared to the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has grown by 25 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The statistics originates from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts.

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 correct one.

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