Noticeable Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Norway

Throughout the past two weeks, Norway has recorded how the amount of brute-force attacks has increased. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 9.1 percent during the two weeks prior, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. At the same time, there was a slight fall of 16 percent in the whole world.

In Norway, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew slightly in the course of the past two weeks as 350 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 9.1 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Norway was 3,800.

With similar changes, El Salvador and Canada have been under increased attacks. With 260 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, El Salvador has seen a climb of 12 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Canada, the number has shot up by 8.3 percent to 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Norway is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 16 percent less brute-force attacks than in the course of the two weeks prior in the world. So far, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 20 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,300,000.

The evidence 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 brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, 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 eventually get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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