Ireland Witnesses 9 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In the course of the past two weeks, Ireland has recorded how the amount of brute-force attacks has increased slightly. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 9 percent throughout the last fortnight, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was no change in the sum total of brute-force attacks in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly in the past two weeks in Ireland as 610 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 9 percent. That means 2,700 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Ireland during the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, in comparison, a growth of the number of brute-force attacks in Brazil and USA. With 310 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Brazil has witnessed an increase of 11 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In USA, the number has increased by 2.3 percent to 1,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Up until today, this year there have been 1,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 14 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 970,000.

The information source is Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks 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 in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.