28 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Denmark

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Denmark increased noticeably in the course of the previous 14-day period. The brute-force attacks have increased by 28 percent through the past two weeks, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was a slight contraction of 3.4 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace recorded 3,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Denmark through the last fortnight. That means the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 28 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Denmark was 99,000. It is the 5th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

Hungary and Egypt have – for comparison – been under increased attacks. With 310 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Hungary has recorded an increase of 29 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Egypt, the amount has gone up by 28 percent to 2,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight decrease all around the world. In other words, Denmark is going against the flow. There have been 3.4 percent less automated hacking attempts in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the course of the two weeks prior compared to the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The brute-force attacks have risen by 7.1 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,300,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The information source is 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.