Noticeable Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Sweden

Throughout the previous 14 days, the amount of automated hacking attempts in Sweden increased slightly compared to the last fortnight. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 9.1 percent during the last fortnight, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In the whole world, there was a big increase of 33 percent.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly throughout the last fortnight in Sweden as 470 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew by 9.1 percent. Syspeace blocked 5,700 automated hacking attempts in Sweden.

In comparison, Germany and South Africa have been under increased attacks. With 1,800 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Germany has recorded an increase of 11 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In South Africa, the number has risen by 5.9 percent to 660 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the world. That is to say, Sweden is not alone with the problem. There have been 33 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the throughout the 14 days prior compared to the two weeks prior. By now, this year there have been 960 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 670,000.

The evidence source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts 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 finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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