Sweden Witnesses 16 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In Sweden, the number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased slightly during the past two weeks compared to the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 16 percent through the past two weeks, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was a slight contraction of 16 percent in the whole world.

In Sweden, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up slightly during the 14 days prior as 850 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 16 percent. That means 12,000 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Sweden throughout the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

France and Lithuania have – for comparison purposes – been under increased attacks. With 2,200 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, France has recorded a climb of 18 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Lithuania, the sum total has risen by 14 percent to 690 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight fall, but Sweden sees the opposite. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 16 percent less automated hacking attempts than in the 14 days prior in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 2,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has increased by 9.4 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 2,200,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The data is provided by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight 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 the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.