Switzerland Records 49 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Switzerland have increased greatly through the past two weeks. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an escalation of 49 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the whole world, there was a noticeable growth of 35 percent.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased greatly in the previous 14 days in Switzerland as 330 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts went up by 49 percent. Syspeace blocked 880 brute-force attacks in Switzerland. In the country’s measured history, this is the 9th highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.

For the sake of comparison, there has been a surge of the amount of automated hacking attempts in USA and Italy. With 4,600 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, USA has witnessed an increase of 51 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Italy, the amount has increased by 42 percent to 5,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big increase, so Switzerland is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 35 percent more automated hacking attempts than throughout the past two weeks in the world. By now, this year there have been 3,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 6.7 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 2,600,000.

The evidence is released 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 brute-force attacks 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.

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 inspected to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.