Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in Norway

The data is out — the number of brute-force attacks in Norway has went up through the previous 14-day period. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 40 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a slight growth of 14 percent.

In Norway, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up in the last fortnight as 190 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 40 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,700 automated hacking attempts in Norway.

There has been, by means of a comparison, an increase of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Ireland and Mexico. With 860 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Ireland has seen a climb of 42 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Mexico, the sum total has climbed up by 38 percent to 1,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation, so Norway is not alone with the problem. There have been 14 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the through the previous 14 days compared to the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 6.6 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,400,000.

The statistics comes from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms 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 brute-force attacks 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 in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.