Slight Growth of Brute-Force Attacks in Ireland Logged

The number is clear — the number of brute-force attacks in Ireland has grew slightly in the course of the last fortnight. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 17 percent. In the whole world, there was a big increase of 35 percent.

In Ireland, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew slightly in the course of the previous 14-day period as 240 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 17 percent. That means 1,100 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Ireland through the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

By means of a comparison, automated hacking attempts in Italy and Norway have grown. With 5,500 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Italy has witnessed a climb of 42 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Norway, the number has shot up by 14 percent to 220 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Ireland is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the world. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have increased by 35 percent in the world throughout the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 3,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 6.7 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 2,600,000.

The statistics comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data 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.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

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