Slight Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Norway

The number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Norway increased through the previous 14-day period. The brute-force attacks have increased by 8.1 percent during the two weeks prior, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. However, there was a big drop of 30 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace recorded 210 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Norway in the two weeks prior. That means the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 8.1 percent. That means 1,300 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Norway through the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

With similar changes, Czech Republic and Switzerland have been under increased attacks. With 42 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Czech Republic has witnessed a surge of 8.2 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Switzerland, the number has climbed up by 7 percent to 270 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decrease all around the world. Simply put, Norway is going against the flow. There have been 30 percent less brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers throughout the previous 14 days compared to the last fortnight. Up until today, this year there have been 740 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has dropped by 43 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 520,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The data comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence 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.

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

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.