Ireland Witnesses 62 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Ireland built up in the last fortnight. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 62 percent in the course of the previous 14 days, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. At the same time, there was no change in the amount of automated hacking attempts in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers built up during the 14 days prior in Ireland as 600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 62 percent. That means 4,100 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Ireland through the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

By way of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Morocco and China have increased. With 360 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Morocco has recorded a climb of 81 percent compared to the last fortnight. In China, the amount has gone up by 60 percent to 390 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Up until now, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 9.4 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.

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

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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