In the world, Iceland Witnesses Third Biggest Rise of Automated Hacking Attempts

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Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Iceland have shot up throughout the previous 14-day period. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 100 percent in brute-force attacks per server. That’s the third biggest increase of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the world. Overall, in the world, there was a noticeable growth of 23 percent.

Syspeace logged 680 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Iceland in the course of the past two weeks. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts surged by 100 percent. That means 1,600 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Iceland in the course of the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace. Throughout a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 13th highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

There has been, for comparison, an increase of the amount of brute-force attacks in El Salvador and Hong Kong. With 280 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, El Salvador has witnessed an escalation of 250 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Hong Kong, the sum total has grown by 98 percent to 46 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. In other words, Iceland is not alone with the problem. In the last weeks there have been 23 percent more brute-force attacks than through the previous 14 days in the world. By now, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 31 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.

The statistics is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks 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 ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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


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