Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Poland

The number is clear — the amount of brute-force attacks in Poland has went up in the last fortnight. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a surge of 56 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. However, there was a slight fall of 7.9 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 180 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Poland during the 14 days prior. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts went up by 56 percent. Syspeace blocked 280 brute-force attacks in Poland.

Sweden and United Kingdom have – for the purpose of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 1,100 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Sweden has recorded a surge of 110 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In United Kingdom, the amount has gone up by 50 percent to 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight contraction, but Poland sees the opposite. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased by 7.9 percent in the world through the 14 days prior. Up until today, this year there have been 960 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has dropped by 22 percent. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 750,000.

The data 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 brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically checks 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 shields companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.