38 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Norway

Through the two weeks prior, Norway has witnessed how the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased greatly. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 38 percent in the previous 14 days, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. Overall, in the world, there was a slight growth of 3.9 percent.

Syspeace registered 260 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Norway in the course of the last fortnight. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 38 percent. That means 2,300 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Norway during the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For the sake of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Poland and Denmark have shot up. With 180 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Poland has recorded a growth of 55 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Denmark, the number has increased by 36 percent to 3,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation, so Norway is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have grown by 3.9 percent in the world through the previous 14-day period. Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 6.9 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,500,000.

The evidence source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace carefully. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks.

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 checked to find the correct one.

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