Israel Witnesses a Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

Through the previous 14-day period, Israel has seen how the amount of brute-force attacks has went up. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 38 percent in the previous 14 days, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In contrast, there was no change in the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 33 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Israel during the 14 days prior. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 38 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Israel was 33.

By means of a comparison, there has been a rise of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Australia and Poland. With 2,300 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Australia has seen a surge of 38 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Poland, the number has gone up by 33 percent to 240 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

By now, this year there have been 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have decreased 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 statistics comes from 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 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.

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

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