Finland Witnesses a Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Finland have increased noticeably through the previous 14 days. Evidence from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have gone up by 46 percent. In contrast, there was a slight fall of 7.9 percent in the whole world.

In Finland, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up during the previous 14 days as 190 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 46 percent. Syspeace blocked 190 automated hacking attempts in Finland.

For comparison, there has been a growth of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Argentina and Lithuania. With 95 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Argentina has recorded an increase of 46 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Lithuania, the sum total has gone up by 28 percent to 470 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight contraction, but Finland sees the opposite. There have been 7.9 percent less brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the course of the previous 14 days compared to the last fortnight. By now, 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 sum total of brute-force attacks has dropped by 22 percent. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 750,000.

The statistics comes from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. 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.

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 correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.