Slight Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Italy

In Italy, the number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers grew throughout the two weeks prior compared to the two weeks prior. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 4.7 percent. There was an escalation of 33 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 520 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Italy throughout the previous 14 days. That means the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 4.7 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,400 automated hacking attempts in Italy.

There has been, with similar changes, a rise of the amount of brute-force attacks in Sweden and South Africa. With 470 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Sweden has recorded a rise of 9.1 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In South Africa, the amount has risen by 5.9 percent to 660 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Italy is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big increase all around the world. There have been 33 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the course of the previous 14 days compared to the past two weeks. Up until today, this year there have been 960 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have diminished by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 670,000.

The statistics source is Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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 automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.