Switzerland Sees a Big Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

In Switzerland, the number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers went up during the previous 14-day period in comparison with the two weeks prior. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an escalation of 29 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the whole world, there was a slight growth of 3.9 percent.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly in the past two weeks in Switzerland as 220 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts went up by 29 percent. That means 530 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Switzerland in the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, by means of a comparison, a rise of the amount of brute-force attacks in Denmark and Lithuania. With 3,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Denmark has witnessed a rise of 36 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Lithuania, the number has climbed up by 27 percent to 340 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth, so Switzerland is not alone with the problem. There have been 3.9 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the throughout the previous 14-day period compared to the past two weeks. Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has diminished by 6.9 percent. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,500,000.

The information source is 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 statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.