Turkey Witnesses a Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Turkey increased greatly through the 14 days prior. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 62 percent throughout the past two weeks, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the whole world, there was a slight increase of 17 percent.

In Turkey, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up in the course of the two weeks prior as 830 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks built up by 62 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,700 brute-force attacks in Turkey.

By way of comparison, there has been an increase of the amount of brute-force attacks in Australia and Lithuania. With 2,500 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Australia has recorded a climb of 82 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Lithuania, the number has grown by 55 percent to 270 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Turkey is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation all around the world. There have been 17 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the throughout the 14 days prior compared to the two weeks prior. Up until today, this year there have been 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 9 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,500,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The statistics source is 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 information on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.