Lithuania Records 6 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In Lithuania, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased slightly in the course of the two weeks prior in comparison with the past two weeks. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 6 percent. In contrast, there was a slight drop of 19 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 270 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Lithuania throughout the last fortnight. That means the automated hacking attempts grew by 6 percent. That means 270 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Lithuania in the course of the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for comparison, an increase of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Hungary and Mexico. With 700 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Hungary has witnessed a rise of 6.7 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Mexico, the amount has grown by 5.9 percent to 1,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Lithuania is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. There have been 19 percent less brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers during the two weeks prior compared to the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have decreased by 14 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,200,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The information comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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

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