Noticeable Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Switzerland

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Switzerland have grew slightly in the past two weeks. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 7 percent. At the same time, there was a big fall of 30 percent in the whole world.

In Switzerland, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew in the course of the last fortnight as 270 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts grew by 7 percent. That means 520 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Switzerland during the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

Czech Republic and Norway have – with similar changes – been under increased attacks. With 42 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Czech Republic has seen a rise of 8.2 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Norway, the sum total has risen by 8.1 percent to 210 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Switzerland is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 30 percent less automated hacking attempts than throughout the two weeks prior in the world. So far, this year there have been 740 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has declined by 43 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 520,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The information is released 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 trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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