Ireland Witnesses 7.3 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In Ireland, the number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers grew in the past two weeks in comparison with the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 7.3 percent through the 14 days prior, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. At the same time, there was a slight decline of 9.6 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 410 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Ireland throughout the previous 14 days. That means the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 7.3 percent. That means 1,500 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Ireland in the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

For a comparison, there has been an escalation of the number of automated hacking attempts in United Kingdom and Colombia. With 530 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, United Kingdom has recorded a growth of 11 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Colombia, the amount has climbed up by 6.9 percent to 950 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight drop all around the world. That is to say, Ireland is going against the flow. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 9.6 percent less brute-force attacks than throughout the last fortnight in the world. So far, this year there have been 760 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have diminished by 32 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 520,000.

The statistics source is Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.