12 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Norway

The report doesn’t lie — the amount of brute-force attacks in Norway has grew in the course of the previous 14 days. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a rise of 12 percent in brute-force attacks per server. At the same time, there was a slight drop of 13 percent in the whole world.

In Norway, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up slightly through the previous 14-day period as 140 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks grew by 12 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Norway was 1,000.

Germany and Switzerland have – for the sake of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 2,800 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Germany has seen a growth of 18 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Switzerland, the number has climbed up by 10 percent to 17 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight contraction, but Norway sees the opposite. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 13 percent less brute-force attacks than during the two weeks prior in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The brute-force attacks have declined by 7.8 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,400,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The data is collected by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, 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 protects companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.