United Kingdom Records a Slight Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In United Kingdom, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased throughout the previous 14-day period compared to the past two weeks. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 4.1 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a great increase of 35 percent.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew throughout the 14 days prior in United Kingdom as 1,200 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 4.1 percent. Syspeace blocked 66,000 brute-force attacks in United Kingdom.

By way of comparison, there has been a climb of the amount of automated hacking attempts in South Africa and Turkey. With 870 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, South Africa has witnessed an escalation of 6 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Turkey, the sum total has shot up by 2.1 percent to 620 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. That is to say, United Kingdom is not alone with the problem. There have been 35 percent more automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the through the previous 14 days compared to the 14 days prior. By now, this year there have been 3,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 6.7 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 2,600,000.

The information is provided by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries 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 exceptional customer support.