Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in Georgia

Throughout the previous 14 days, Georgia has recorded how the number of automated hacking attempts has built up. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 51 percent throughout the previous 14-day period, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In contrast, there was a slight drop of 16 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 540 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Georgia through the previous 14 days. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 51 percent. Syspeace blocked 540 brute-force attacks in Georgia. In a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 3rd highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

By way of comparison, Egypt and China have been under increased attacks. With 2,300 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Egypt has witnessed a climb of 69 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In China, the sum total has shot up by 34 percent to 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Georgia is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the world. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 16 percent less brute-force attacks than in the course of the two weeks prior in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have diminished by 20 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,300,000.

The information originates 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 brute-force attacks. 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.