110 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Finland

There’s no denying of facts — the sum total of brute-force attacks in Finland has skyrocketed in the course of the past two weeks. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 110 percent. However, there was a slight decline of 17 percent in the whole world.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers escalated through the previous 14 days in Finland as 50 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased extremely by 110 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Finland was 50.

There has been, for the sake of comparison, a rise of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Argentina and Iceland. With 190 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Argentina has seen a growth of 140 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Iceland, the amount has gone up by 100 percent to 48 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight decrease all around the world. Simply put, Finland is going against the flow. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 17 percent less automated hacking attempts than in the two weeks prior in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. In the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased by 8.7 percent. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,300,000.

The data is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases 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 excellent customer support.