110 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Sweden

The amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Sweden increased extremely in the 14 days prior. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 110 percent in the course of the last fortnight, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. There was a slight increase of 3.9 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace documented 910 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Sweden throughout the past two weeks. That means the brute-force attacks escalated by 110 percent. That means 10,000 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Sweden during the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

By means of a comparison, Argentina and Canada have been under increased attacks. With 160 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Argentina has witnessed a surge of 160 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Canada, the sum total has grown by 100 percent to 1,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Sweden is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the world. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have risen by 3.9 percent in the world during the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has dropped by 6.9 percent. That is to say, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,500,000.

The information is provided by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, 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 in the end 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 companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.