Netherlands Records a Big Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Netherlands built up through the previous 14-day period. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 44 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was a big increase of 48 percent in the whole world.

In Netherlands, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up in the course of the 14 days prior as 320 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 44 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Netherlands was 2,300.

With similar changes, there has been an escalation of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Australia and Turkey. With 350 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Australia has recorded an escalation of 52 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Turkey, the number has increased by 34 percent to 460 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Netherlands is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the world. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have risen by 48 percent in the world throughout the last fortnight. Up until now, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has declined by 43 percent. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,100,000.

The statistics is provided by 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 data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.