Noticeable Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Israel

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Israel have went up slightly through the previous 14 days. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a growth of 9.1 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a slight decline of 16 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace recorded 24 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Israel in the course of the previous 14-day period. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 9.1 percent. Syspeace blocked 24 automated hacking attempts in Israel.

Lithuania and United Arab Emirates have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 690 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Lithuania has witnessed an escalation of 14 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In United Arab Emirates, the sum total has grown by 8.5 percent to 300 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Israel is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the world. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 16 percent less automated hacking attempts than in the past two weeks in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 2,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 9.4 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 2,200,000.

The evidence 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 information on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer 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 eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.