4.4 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Ireland

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Ireland have increased in the course of the two weeks prior. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 4.4 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a noticeable growth of 48 percent.

Syspeace documented 270 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Ireland through the 14 days prior. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased by 4.4 percent. That means 1,300 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Ireland in the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

By means of a comparison, there has been a climb of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Italy and Finland. With 550 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Italy has recorded a surge of 5.4 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Finland, the sum total has shot up by 4.3 percent to 340 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase all around the world. That is to say, Ireland is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have gone up by 48 percent in the world through the two weeks prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has diminished by 43 percent. In other words, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,100,000.

The statistics source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves firms time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.