Norway Sees 14 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Throughout the 14 days prior, Norway has seen how the sum total of automated hacking attempts has increased slightly. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 14 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a great increase of 35 percent.

In Norway, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew during the past two weeks as 220 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased by 14 percent. Syspeace blocked 2,100 brute-force attacks in Norway.

There has been, in comparison, an escalation of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Ireland and Argentina. With 240 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Ireland has witnessed an increase of 17 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Argentina, the amount has climbed up by 10 percent to 130 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Norway is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big increase all around the world. There have been 35 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the in the last fortnight compared to the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 3,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Throughout the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased by 6.7 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 2,600,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The statistics originates from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.