In the world, Netherlands Witnesses Third Greatest Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Netherlands have increased significantly through the previous 14-day period. Evidence from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have gone up by 95 percent. In the world, that\’s the third biggest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. There was a slight escalation of 16 percent in the whole world.

In Netherlands, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers soared throughout the last fortnight as 330 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased extremely by 95 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Netherlands was 2,000.

China and Romania have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 310 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, China has seen an increase of 100 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Romania, the number has risen by 37 percent to 1,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth, so Netherlands is not alone with the problem. There have been 16 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the through the previous 14-day period compared to the last fortnight. Up until today, this year there have been 720 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have grown by 40 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 540,000.

The data is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, 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 brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects 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 companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.