Unprecedented Rise in Brute-Force Attacks in Denmark, world

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Denmark escalated throughout the previous 14-day period. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a surge of 1,000 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. Such increase in brute-force attacks on Windows servers is unprecedented anywhere else in the world. In the whole world, there was an escalation of 22 percent.

Syspeace recorded 5,200 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Denmark through the previous 14 days. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased extremely by 1,000 percent. Syspeace blocked 150,000 automated hacking attempts in Denmark. Throughout a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 2nd highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

By way of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Argentina and Germany have increased. With 51 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Argentina has seen a rise of 75 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Germany, the sum total has grown by 49 percent to 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Denmark is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. In the last weeks there have been 22 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the previous 14 days in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 950 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have declined by 32 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 710,000.

The information is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.