Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Romania

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Romania have went up in the past two weeks. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have shot up by 27 percent. However, there was a big decrease of 35 percent in the whole world.

In Romania, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably in the course of the previous 14 days as 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 27 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Romania was 5,900.

With similar changes, automated hacking attempts in Australia and Belgium have shot up. With 610 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Australia has seen a climb of 27 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Belgium, the sum total has climbed up by 26 percent to 230 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decline all around the world. That is to say, Romania is going against the flow. In the last weeks, there have been 35 percent less automated hacking attempts than during the past two weeks in the world. By now, this year there have been 620 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have grown by 35 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 470,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The data originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms 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 eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.