Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Germany

The amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Germany increased greatly in the course of the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have risen by 24 percent in the 14 days prior, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. However, there was a slight drop of 14 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 2,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Germany throughout the 14 days prior. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts went up by 24 percent. That means 67,000 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Germany in the course of the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 9th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

For comparison purposes, brute-force attacks in Denmark and Spain have grown. With 3,800 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Denmark has seen an escalation of 27 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Spain, the sum total has climbed up by 24 percent to 1,900 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight drop all around the world. Simply put, Germany is going against the flow. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased by 14 percent in the world through the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have grown by 74 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,500,000.

The data is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.