France Sees 14 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

During the 14 days prior, the number of brute-force attacks in France increased compared to the previous 14-day period. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 14 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a slight growth of 14 percent.

Syspeace recorded 1,400 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in France throughout the 14 days prior. That means the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 14 percent. Syspeace blocked 27,000 automated hacking attempts in France.

For the purpose of comparison, brute-force attacks in Sweden and Australia have gone up. With 1,600 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Sweden has recorded a growth of 15 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Australia, the sum total has grown by 12 percent to 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth all around the world. In other words, France is not alone with the problem. There have been 14 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the during the previous 14-day period compared to the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. In the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has shot up by 6.6 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,400,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The data is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information 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.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.