Italy Sees 12 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In the course of the last fortnight, Italy has recorded how the amount of brute-force attacks has went up slightly. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 12 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. However, there was a big drop of 22 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace recorded 850 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Italy throughout the past two weeks. That means the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 12 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Italy was 2,300.

With similar changes, brute-force attacks in Hungary and Australia have climbed up. With 300 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Hungary has recorded a climb of 16 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Australia, the amount has shot up by 9.5 percent to 480 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decrease, but Italy sees the opposite. There have been 22 percent less brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers through the two weeks prior compared to the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 740 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have increased by 27 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 530,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The information source is Windows servers secured by Syspeace 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 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 right one.

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