44 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Denmark

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Denmark have increased noticeably throughout the previous 14 days. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have climbed up by 44 percent. In contrast, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole world.

Syspeace recorded 1,800 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Denmark throughout the two weeks prior. Simply put, the brute-force attacks built up by 44 percent. Syspeace blocked 41,000 brute-force attacks in Denmark.

Sweden and Australia have – with similar changes – been under increased attacks. With 1,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Sweden has seen a rise of 45 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Australia, the sum total has risen by 38 percent to 2,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have been almost constant, but, as said, Denmark has increasing difficulties. So far, this year there have been 1,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has diminished by 14 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 970,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The data comes from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.