United Kingdom Records a Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

In United Kingdom, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased noticeably in the previous 14 days compared to the previous 14 days. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 28 percent. At the same time, there was a slight fall of 14 percent in the whole world.

In United Kingdom, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased greatly throughout the two weeks prior as 1,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 28 percent. That means 59,000 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the United Kingdom in the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for a comparison, a rise of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Netherlands and Germany. With 1,700 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Netherlands has seen an increase of 36 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Germany, the amount has risen by 20 percent to 1,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decrease all around the world. In other words, United Kingdom is going against the flow. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 14 percent less brute-force attacks than in the course of the 14 days prior in the world. So far, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 7.1 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,200,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The data originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, 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 finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

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