Italy Sees 17 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In the previous 14 days, the sum total of brute-force attacks in Italy grew slightly compared to the previous 14 days. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 17 percent in brute-force attacks per server. However, there was a big decrease of 25 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 640 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Italy in the previous 14-day period. In other words, the automated hacking attempts grew by 17 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,900 brute-force attacks in Italy.

There has been, in comparison, a climb of the amount of brute-force attacks in Australia and South Africa. With 410 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Australia has recorded a surge of 18 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In South Africa, the sum total has grown by 13 percent to 750 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big drop all around the world. That is to say, Italy is going against the flow. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 25 percent less automated hacking attempts than through the previous 14-day period in the world. By now, this year there have been 1,100 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 780,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The information is provided by 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 statistics on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator 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 trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.