Netherlands Records Second Largest Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in the world

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Netherlands went up throughout the two weeks prior. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 68 percent. In the world, that\’s the second greatest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. At the same time, there was a big decrease of 30 percent in the whole world.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up throughout the 14 days prior in Netherlands as 140 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts built up by 68 percent. That means 720 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Netherlands in the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

For the sake of comparison, Mexico and Uruguay have been under increased attacks. With 220 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Mexico has recorded an escalation of 170 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Uruguay, the sum total has gone up by 36 percent to 22 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big drop, but Netherlands sees the opposite. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 30 percent less automated hacking attempts than in the course of the previous 14-day period in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 740 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have risen by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 520,000.

The evidence source is Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.