Steep Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Romania

In the last fortnight, the amount of brute-force attacks in Romania increased significantly compared to the two weeks prior. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 93 percent in the previous 14-day period, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was a slight contraction of 17 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace documented 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Romania during the two weeks prior. That means the brute-force attacks increased extremely by 93 percent. Syspeace blocked 5,800 brute-force attacks in Romania.

By way of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Georgia and Netherlands have risen. With 580 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Georgia has recorded a climb of 100 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Netherlands, the sum total has increased by 48 percent to 480 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Romania is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the world. There have been 17 percent less brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the past two weeks compared to the last fortnight. Up until now, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 8.7 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,300,000.

The statistics comes from 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.