Hungary Witnesses a Steep Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts

The number is clear — the number of brute-force attacks in Hungary has increased significantly in the course of the past two weeks. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 75 percent. However, there was a big fall of 30 percent in the whole world.

In Hungary, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace surged in the course of the past two weeks as 510 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks shot up by 75 percent. That means 1,800 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Hungary during the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

By means of a comparison, brute-force attacks in Egypt and Israel have increased. With 3,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Egypt has seen a climb of 76 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Israel, the amount has increased by 54 percent to 37 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big drop all around the world. Simply put, Hungary is going against the flow. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 30 percent less automated hacking attempts than in the two weeks prior in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 10 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,500,000.

The statistics is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.