Netherlands in the world Records Second Greatest Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

The number is clear — the amount of automated hacking attempts in Netherlands has escalated in the course of the previous 14-day period. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 110 percent. That’s the second biggest growth of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the world. However, there was a slight fall of 16 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers escalated during the past two weeks in Netherlands as 2,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts surged by 110 percent. That means 25,000 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Netherlands during the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace. In the country’s measured history, this is the 2nd highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.

Italy and France have – with similar changes – been under increased attacks. With 5,400 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Italy has witnessed an escalation of 230 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In France, the amount has shot up by 100 percent to 1,600 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Netherlands is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. During the last weeks, there have been 16 percent less automated hacking attempts than in the course of the two weeks prior in the world. So far, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 20 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,300,000.

The data is released from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses 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 brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.