Ireland Sees 42 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In Ireland, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers went up during the last fortnight in comparison with the last fortnight. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 42 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was a slight growth of 14 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably through the last fortnight in Ireland as 860 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 42 percent. That means 3,100 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Ireland throughout the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

South Africa and Norway have – for the purpose of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 2,100 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, South Africa has witnessed a climb of 49 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Norway, the amount has risen by 40 percent to 190 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase, so Ireland is not alone with the problem. Throughout the last weeks there have been 14 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the two weeks prior in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. In the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has increased by 6.6 percent. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,400,000.

The evidence originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.