Switzerland Records 10 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Switzerland increased slightly in the course of the previous 14 days. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 10 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In contrast, there was a slight contraction of 13 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew slightly through the previous 14-day period in Switzerland as 17 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 10 percent. Syspeace blocked 23 automated hacking attempts in Switzerland.

With similar changes, there has been an escalation of the number of brute-force attacks in Norway and Colombia. With 140 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Norway has recorded an increase of 12 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Colombia, the amount has risen by 7.3 percent to 3,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight decrease, but Switzerland sees the opposite. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased by 13 percent in the world during the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have declined by 7.8 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,400,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The information originates from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers meticulously. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks.

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 keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.