Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Hungary

In Hungary, the number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased noticeably during the previous 14 days compared to the two weeks prior. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 72 percent. However, there was no change in the sum total of brute-force attacks in the whole world.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly through the two weeks prior in Hungary as 440 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 72 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,500 automated hacking attempts in Hungary.

For comparison purposes, South Africa and Poland have been under increased attacks. With 3,300 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, South Africa has seen an escalation of 93 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Poland, the amount has grown by 48 percent to 190 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Up until now, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 9.8 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 2,000,000.

The information is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. 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 a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.