Italy Sees 28 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Italy have increased noticeably in the course of the last fortnight. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 28 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. However, there was a slight fall of 14 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up in the 14 days prior in Italy as 150 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 28 percent. That means 250 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Italy in the course of the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison, China and United Kingdom have been under increased attacks. With 310 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, China has recorded an escalation of 33 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In United Kingdom, the sum total has climbed up by 28 percent to 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decline, but Italy sees the opposite. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 14 percent less brute-force attacks than throughout the 14 days prior in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 74 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,500,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

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

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.