In the world, Finland Records unprecedented Automated Hacking Attempts

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Finland have soared during the previous 14 days. The brute-force attacks have grown by 450 percent through the last fortnight, according to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. That’s the largest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the world. There was a slight escalation of 14 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers escalated throughout the past two weeks in Finland as 120 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks skyrocketed by 450 percent. That means 120 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Finland throughout the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

Uruguay and Netherlands have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 260 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Uruguay has seen a climb of 240 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Netherlands, the amount has climbed up by 150 percent to 1,500 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 Finland 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 through the 14 days prior compared to the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 1,600 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. During the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has gone up by 6.6 percent. In other words, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,400,000.

The information source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace carefully. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

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