Poland Sees 48 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In the course of the previous 14-day period, the amount of automated hacking attempts in Poland went up compared to the previous 14-day period. According to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a surge of 48 percent in brute-force attacks per server. Overall, in the world, there was a big increase of 47 percent.

Syspeace registered 150 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Poland through the 14 days prior. That means the automated hacking attempts built up by 48 percent. That means 260 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Poland through the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

By means of a comparison, brute-force attacks in Uruguay and USA have risen. With 38 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Uruguay has recorded an increase of 83 percent compared to the past two weeks. In USA, the sum total has grown by 42 percent to 1,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation, so Poland is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have risen by 47 percent in the world throughout the past two weeks. So far, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have increased by 9.3 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,100,000.

The information originates from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace carefully. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

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

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.