Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Ireland

Throughout the previous 14 days, the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Ireland increased greatly compared to the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have increased by 31 percent in the course of the past two weeks, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the world, there was a noticeable growth of 57 percent.

Syspeace recorded 530 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Ireland in the two weeks prior. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 31 percent. That means 2,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Ireland during the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

South Africa and Georgia have – by way of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 5,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, South Africa has witnessed an escalation of 39 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Georgia, the number has climbed up by 27 percent to 770 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Ireland is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase all around the world. In the course of the last weeks there have been 57 percent more automated hacking attempts than through the 14 days prior in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 2,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has risen by 10 percent. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,900,000.

The information is provided by 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 find and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.