Germany Records 18 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In Germany, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers went up slightly in the past two weeks compared to the previous 14 days. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 18 percent in brute-force attacks per server. At the same time, there was a slight drop of 13 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up slightly in the course of the last fortnight in Germany as 2,800 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 18 percent. Syspeace blocked 80,000 brute-force attacks in Germany. It is the 4th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

There has been, for comparison purposes, a growth of the number of brute-force attacks in Belgium and Norway. With 8,100 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Belgium has witnessed a rise of 28 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Norway, the amount has risen by 12 percent to 140 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight contraction, but Germany sees the opposite. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased by 13 percent in the world in the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The brute-force attacks have increased by 7.8 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,400,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

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

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.