12 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Germany

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Germany grew slightly through the previous 14 days. The brute-force attacks have risen by 12 percent during the previous 14-day period, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. At the same time, there was no change in the number of brute-force attacks in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly through the 14 days prior in Germany as 1,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased by 12 percent. That means 26,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Germany in the course of the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

For the sake of comparison, Czech Republic and Brazil have been under increased attacks. With 42 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Czech Republic has seen a surge of 12 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Brazil, the amount has shot up by 11 percent to 310 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

By now, this year there have been 1,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have decreased by 14 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 970,000.

The evidence is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.