Noticeable Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in Lithuania

Through the previous 14 days, Lithuania has recorded how the amount of automated hacking attempts has increased slightly. Evidence from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 19 percent. However, there was a slight decrease of 9.6 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew through the previous 14-day period in Lithuania as 470 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks grew by 19 percent. Syspeace blocked 470 brute-force attacks in Lithuania.

In comparison, Mexico and Switzerland have been under increased attacks. With 120 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Mexico has recorded a surge of 25 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Switzerland, the amount has climbed up by 18 percent to 570 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Lithuania is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the world. There have been 9.6 percent less brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers during the previous 14-day period compared to the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 760 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has diminished by 32 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 520,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The information is collected by 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 trailblazer 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 in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

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