18 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Australia

The amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Australia increased in the course of the previous 14-day period. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 18 percent. At the same time, there was a big decline of 25 percent in the whole world.

In Australia, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly during the previous 14-day period as 410 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 18 percent. That means 11,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Australia throughout the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

In comparison, Lithuania and Italy have been under increased attacks. With 580 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Lithuania has witnessed a surge of 18 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Italy, the amount has grown by 17 percent to 640 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decrease, but Australia sees the opposite. There have been 25 percent less automated hacking attempts in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the previous 14-day period compared to the last fortnight. So far, this year there have been 1,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has dropped by 43 percent. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 780,000.

The statistics originates from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.