Hungary Sees 15 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Hungary have increased slightly in the course of the previous 14 days. The brute-force attacks have grown by 15 percent in the course of the two weeks prior, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In the whole world, there was a slight increase of 13 percent.

Syspeace logged 340 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Hungary in the previous 14 days. That means the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 15 percent. That means 1,100 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Hungary in the course of the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

By way of comparison, brute-force attacks in Colombia and Lithuania have shot up. With 890 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Colombia has witnessed a rise of 18 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Lithuania, the number has shot up by 10 percent to 400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth, so Hungary is not alone with the problem. There have been 13 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the through the two weeks prior compared to the previous 14-day period. Up until today, this year there have been 840 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 30 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 610,000.

The information originates from 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 detect and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks.

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 inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.