Netherlands Sees a Slight Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Netherlands have grew slightly throughout the previous 14-day period. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 3.7 percent in the course of the last fortnight, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the world, there was a slight escalation of 12 percent.

In Netherlands, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly through the 14 days prior as 730 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 3.7 percent. That means 4,500 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Netherlands in the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

Italy and Egypt have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 740 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Italy has witnessed a climb of 5.2 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Egypt, the number has risen by 2 percent to 2,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight escalation all around the world. Simply put, Netherlands is not alone with the problem. There have been 12 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the during the 14 days prior compared to the past two weeks. So far, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has gone up by 8.1 percent. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,800,000.

The information is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies 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 automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.