Australia Sees No Change in Brute-Force Attacks

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Australia have remained the same through the last fortnight. The sum total of brute-force attacks has remained unchanged. However, there was a big increase of 22 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace showed no change in the course of the past two weeks in Australia as 480 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That is to say, the level of the automated hacking attempts remained the same as the last fortnight. Syspeace blocked 11,000 brute-force attacks in Australia.

Lithuania and France have seen no significant changes in brute-force attacks throughout the two weeks prior. There have been 470 of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in Lithuania throughout the previous 14 days. In France the amount is 360.

By now, this year there have been 950 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 32 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 710,000.

The information originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.