Germany Sees a Slight Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Germany increased throughout the two weeks prior. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 4.5 percent throughout the previous 14-day period, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. However, there was a slight contraction of 7.9 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 850 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Germany in the previous 14 days. That means the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 4.5 percent. Syspeace blocked 19,000 brute-force attacks in Germany.

With similar changes, automated hacking attempts in Mexico and Israel have grown. With 270 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Mexico has recorded a growth of 16 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Israel, the sum total has increased by 4 percent to 26 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Germany is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the world. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased by 7.9 percent in the world in the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 960 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have dropped by 22 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 750,000.

The information is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An brute-force attack 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 avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.