Iceland Witnesses 100 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In Iceland, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers shot up in the course of the two weeks prior in comparison with the previous 14-day period. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 100 percent. At the same time, there was a slight decrease of 17 percent in the whole world.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace soared in the course of the two weeks prior in Iceland as 48 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks escalated by 100 percent. Syspeace blocked 63 automated hacking attempts in Iceland.

For the purpose of comparison, Finland and Georgia have been under increased attacks. With 50 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Finland has recorded a growth of 110 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Georgia, the sum total has risen by 100 percent to 580 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight decline all around the world. Simply put, Iceland is going against the flow. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 17 percent less brute-force attacks than during the last fortnight in the world. So far, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 8.7 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,300,000.

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

During the brute-force attack, 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 correct one.

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