France Witnesses 43 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Through the previous 14 days, France has witnessed how the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased greatly. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 43 percent through the 14 days prior, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. At the same time, there was a big drop of 22 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace documented 750 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in France in the course of the two weeks prior. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 43 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in France was 18,000.

By way of comparison, there has been a growth of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Germany and Romania. With 1,400 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Germany has witnessed a growth of 62 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Romania, the number has shot up by 21 percent to 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big fall all around the world. In other words, France is going against the flow. In the last weeks, there have been 22 percent less brute-force attacks than in the course of the last fortnight in the world. By now, this year there have been 740 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has decreased by 27 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 530,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The statistics is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.