Germany Sees 29 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The number is clear — the sum total of brute-force attacks in Germany has went up throughout the last fortnight. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 29 percent in the past two weeks, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the whole world, there was a big increase of 47 percent.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably through the last fortnight in Germany as 1,500 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks went up by 29 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Germany was 42,000.

With similar changes, there has been an escalation of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Belgium and Czech Republic. With 2,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Belgium has seen a surge of 33 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Czech Republic, the sum total has shot up by 24 percent to 40 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. Simply put, Germany is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have risen by 47 percent in the world in the course of the previous 14-day period. Up until today, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has grown by 9.3 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,100,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The information comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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