Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Norway

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Norway have increased noticeably in the last fortnight. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 21 percent. There was a big increase of 48 percent in the whole world.

In Norway, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up through the previous 14 days as 180 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 21 percent. That means 1,200 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Norway in the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

In comparison, automated hacking attempts in USA and Argentina have increased. With 990 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, USA has recorded a climb of 23 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Argentina, the amount has shot up by 18 percent to 160 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Norway is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big increase all around the world. In the course of the last weeks there have been 48 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the previous 14-day period in the world. By now, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,100,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The evidence comes from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global trendsetter 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 eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

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