Netherlands Sees 48 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In Netherlands, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers went up in the course of the previous 14 days compared to the previous 14 days. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an increase of 48 percent in brute-force attacks per server. However, there was a slight drop of 17 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably throughout the previous 14-day period in Netherlands as 480 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 48 percent. Syspeace blocked 3,200 automated hacking attempts in Netherlands.

Romania and Mexico have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 1,500 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Romania has seen a climb of 93 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Mexico, the amount has climbed up by 46 percent to 510 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decrease all around the world. In other words, Netherlands is going against the flow. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have dropped by 17 percent in the world in the course of the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The brute-force attacks have grown by 8.7 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,300,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The statistics is released from 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 evidence on brute-force attacks 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.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.