Noticeable Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in Romania

During the 14 days prior, Romania has recorded how the sum total of automated hacking attempts has grew slightly. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 5.9 percent in the course of the last fortnight, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. There was a great increase of 22 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace recorded 930 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Romania in the last fortnight. That means the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 5.9 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Romania was 4,600.

For the sake of comparison, there has been a climb of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Netherlands and Norway. With 78 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Netherlands has witnessed a climb of 25 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Norway, the sum total has shot up by 9.5 percent to 160 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Romania is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big increase all around the world. There have been 22 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the during the two weeks prior compared to the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 950 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has dropped by 32 percent. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 710,000.

The data originates from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.

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 avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.