50 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Hungary

In the 14 days prior, Hungary has witnessed how the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased noticeably. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have shot up by 50 percent. There was a slight growth of 14 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 470 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Hungary throughout the last fortnight. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 50 percent. That means 1,800 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Hungary in the course of the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

By way of comparison, there has been an escalation of the amount of brute-force attacks in Denmark and South Africa. With 6,100 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Denmark has witnessed a rise of 97 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In South Africa, the number has risen by 49 percent to 2,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Hungary is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the world. In the last weeks there have been 14 percent more brute-force attacks than in the past two weeks in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,600 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. During the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has grown by 6.6 percent. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,400,000.

The evidence comes 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 statistics 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.

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

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.