Lithuania Records 10 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

The report doesn’t lie — the sum total of brute-force attacks in Lithuania has increased in the course of the previous 14-day period. The brute-force attacks have grown by 10 percent during the last fortnight, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In contrast, there was a slight decline of 14 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace recorded 180 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Lithuania during the last fortnight. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 10 percent. That means 180 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Lithuania throughout the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

For the purpose of comparison, automated hacking attempts in South Africa and Italy have increased. With 960 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, South Africa has witnessed a rise of 13 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Italy, the number has risen by 2.1 percent to 2,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decrease, but Lithuania sees the opposite. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 14 percent less automated hacking attempts than in the course of the previous 14 days in the world. By now, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have decreased by 7.1 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,200,000.

The data is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. 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 trailblazer 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.