Germany Witnesses 13 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In Germany, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased in the course of the last fortnight in comparison with the previous 14 days. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 13 percent during the last fortnight, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. There was an escalation of 48 percent in the whole world.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased during the two weeks prior in Germany as 2,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts grew by 13 percent. That means 42,000 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Germany during the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace. In the country\’s measured history, this is the 13th highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

There has been, in comparison, an escalation of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Argentina and United Kingdom. With 160 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Argentina has recorded an escalation of 18 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In United Kingdom, the sum total has climbed up by 11 percent to 340 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase all around the world. In other words, Germany is not alone with the problem. There have been 48 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the throughout the past two weeks compared to the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,100,000.

The information is released from 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 information on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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