Ireland Aghast by Second Biggest Rise in Brute-Force Attacks in the world

Throughout the previous 14-day period, the amount of brute-force attacks in Ireland increased extremely compared to the last fortnight. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 90 percent. That’s the second greatest growth of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the world. In the whole world, there was a slight escalation of 13 percent.

Syspeace recorded 380 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Ireland throughout the last fortnight. In other words, the automated hacking attempts escalated by 90 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,500 brute-force attacks in Ireland.

For the sake of comparison, brute-force attacks in Spain and Belgium have grown. With 2,300 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Spain has recorded a climb of 260 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Belgium, the sum total has grown by 42 percent to 320 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth, so Ireland is not alone with the problem. There have been 13 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the throughout the last fortnight compared to the two weeks prior. Up until today, this year there have been 840 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has dropped by 30 percent. That is to say, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 610,000.

The data is released from 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 enterprises, 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 eventually 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 outstanding customer support.