Big Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Lithuania

There’s no denying of facts — the amount of automated hacking attempts in Lithuania has built up throughout the 14 days prior. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 55 percent in the two weeks prior, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. There was a slight growth of 17 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly in the course of the previous 14 days in Lithuania as 270 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 55 percent. Syspeace blocked 270 brute-force attacks in Lithuania.

By way of comparison, there has been a surge of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Turkey and Indonesia. With 830 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Turkey has recorded an increase of 62 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Indonesia, the sum total has increased by 52 percent to 30 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation all around the world. In other words, Lithuania is not alone with the problem. In the course of the last weeks there have been 17 percent more brute-force attacks than in the course of the past two weeks in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 1,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have declined by 9 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,500,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

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

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

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