Slight Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in United Kingdom

The data is out — the amount of automated hacking attempts in United Kingdom has went up slightly in the previous 14-day period. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 11 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a slight fall of 9.6 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased through the previous 14 days in United Kingdom as 530 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts grew by 11 percent. Syspeace blocked 23,000 automated hacking attempts in United Kingdom.

For comparison purposes, brute-force attacks in Norway and Ireland have grown. With 160 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Norway has recorded a rise of 12 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Ireland, the amount has risen by 7.3 percent to 410 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decline, but United Kingdom sees the opposite. During the last weeks, there have been 9.6 percent less brute-force attacks than through the 14 days prior in the world. So far, this year there have been 760 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have decreased by 32 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 520,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The data source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.