Denmark Records 24 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Denmark went up in the two weeks prior. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 24 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a big increase of 33 percent.

In Denmark, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up throughout the past two weeks as 550 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 24 percent. That means 14,000 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Denmark in the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

By means of a comparison, Turkey and Switzerland have been under increased attacks. With 340 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Turkey has seen an increase of 27 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Switzerland, the number has risen by 22 percent to 970 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big increase all around the world. Simply put, Denmark is not alone with the problem. In the last weeks there have been 33 percent more brute-force attacks than through the previous 14 days in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 960 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have decreased by 43 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 670,000.

The statistics is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter 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 finally get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.