Sweden Witnesses No Change in Brute-Force Attacks

During the two weeks prior, Sweden has seen how the amount of automated hacking attempts has showed no change. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured servers, the amount of brute-force attacks stayed the same. There was a slight increase of 12 percent in the whole world.

In Sweden, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace remained unchanged through the previous 14 days as 2,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That’s on the same level as the 14 days prior. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Sweden was 33,000. In the course of a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 10th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Netherlands and Egypt have witnessed no significant changes in automated hacking attempts throughout the two weeks prior. There have been 730 of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in Netherlands throughout the previous 14 days. In Egypt the amount is 2,500.

Up until now, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. In the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has climbed up by 8.1 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,800,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The data comes from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.