28 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Belgium

The number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Belgium increased greatly during the past two weeks. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 28 percent. However, there was a slight contraction of 13 percent in the whole world.

In Belgium, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers built up in the two weeks prior as 8,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts built up by 28 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Belgium was 280,000. It is the 3rd 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.

Mexico and Germany have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 290 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Mexico has recorded a surge of 30 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Germany, the sum total has shot up by 18 percent to 2,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight contraction, but Belgium sees the opposite. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 13 percent less brute-force attacks than in the course of the last fortnight in the world. So far, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 7.8 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,400,000.

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

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.