Germany Records 62 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In the 14 days prior, Germany has witnessed how the number of automated hacking attempts has built up. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 62 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a big decline of 22 percent in the whole world.

In Germany, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly in the previous 14-day period as 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 62 percent. Syspeace blocked 33,000 automated hacking attempts in Germany.

In comparison, Netherlands and France have been under increased attacks. With 140 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Netherlands has recorded an escalation of 140 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In France, the amount has gone up by 43 percent to 750 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big decline all around the world. That is to say, Germany is going against the flow. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have declined by 22 percent in the world during the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 740 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The brute-force attacks have increased by 27 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 530,000.

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

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

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.