Noticeable Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Lithuania

Throughout the previous 14 days, Lithuania has witnessed how the amount of automated hacking attempts has went up slightly. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an escalation of 3.7 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was no change in the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 220 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Lithuania through the two weeks prior. Simply put, the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 3.7 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Lithuania was 220.

There has been, by means of a comparison, a climb of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in France and United Arab Emirates. With 2,500 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, France has seen a surge of 4.2 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In United Arab Emirates, the amount has grown by 3.8 percent to 55 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

By 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 dropped by 9.4 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,600,000.

The data comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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 checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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