Germany Witnesses a Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Germany increased greatly in the 14 days prior. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 29 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a big decline of 23 percent in the whole world.

In Germany, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased greatly through the previous 14 days as 1,200 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 29 percent. That means 34,000 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Germany in the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

Brazil and Canada have – for the purpose of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 330 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Brazil has witnessed a surge of 35 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Canada, the sum total has grown by 18 percent to 510 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big fall, but Germany sees the opposite. There have been 23 percent less automated hacking attempts in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace through the past two weeks compared to the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. During the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has increased by 9.3 percent. Simply put, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 860,000.

The data is released 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 enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.