Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Turkey

In Turkey, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers went up throughout the 14 days prior compared to the two weeks prior. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 34 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the whole world, there was a great increase of 48 percent.

Syspeace recorded 460 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Turkey in the course of the past two weeks. That means the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 34 percent. Syspeace blocked 490 automated hacking attempts in Turkey.

For a comparison, brute-force attacks in Netherlands and USA have risen. With 320 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Netherlands has recorded an increase of 44 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In USA, the number has grown by 23 percent to 990 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth, so Turkey is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shot up by 48 percent in the world in the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have dropped by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,100,000.

The data originates from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data 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 finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects 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 safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.