Whopping Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in Georgia

The data is out — the amount of brute-force attacks in Georgia has surged in the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have risen by 100 percent through the previous 14-day period, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was a slight drop of 17 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers skyrocketed through the 14 days prior in Georgia as 580 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts skyrocketed by 100 percent. That means 580 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Georgia in the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 2nd highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

By way of comparison, there has been a growth of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Iceland and Romania. With 48 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Iceland has seen an increase of 100 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Romania, the number has risen by 93 percent to 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight fall all around the world. Simply put, Georgia is going against the flow. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 17 percent less brute-force attacks than during the two weeks prior in the world. So far, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has risen by 8.7 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,300,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The data comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight brute-force attacks. 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.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.