Italy Records 60 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

There’s no denying of facts — the amount of automated hacking attempts in Italy has increased noticeably through the last fortnight. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 60 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was a big increase of 57 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up in the previous 14-day period in Italy as 110 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts built up by 60 percent. Syspeace blocked 200 automated hacking attempts in Italy.

Poland and Switzerland have – for the purpose of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 240 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Poland has seen an increase of 60 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Switzerland, the number has grown by 52 percent to 37 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth, so Italy is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have climbed up by 57 percent in the world in the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 2,300 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 10 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,900,000.

The evidence is provided by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.