Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Romania

Throughout the two weeks prior, the amount of automated hacking attempts in Romania went up compared to the two weeks prior. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have increased by 21 percent. In contrast, there was a big fall of 22 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 1,700 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Romania in the course of the two weeks prior. That is to say, the brute-force attacks built up by 21 percent. That means 8,500 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Romania in the course of the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison purposes, brute-force attacks in France and Canada have risen. With 750 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, France has recorded an increase of 43 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Canada, the amount has risen by 17 percent to 210 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big decrease all around the world. Simply put, Romania is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have diminished by 22 percent in the world in the course of the last fortnight. So far, this year there have been 740 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has dropped by 27 percent. In other words, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 530,000.

The data source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.