Netherlands Witnesses 14 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In Netherlands, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers went up slightly throughout the previous 14 days compared to the previous 14-day period. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 14 percent. Overall, in the world, there was an escalation of 23 percent.

Syspeace documented 850 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Netherlands in the two weeks prior. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 14 percent. Syspeace blocked 11,000 automated hacking attempts in Netherlands.

Switzerland and Czech Republic have – for the sake of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 30 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Switzerland has witnessed a growth of 20 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Czech Republic, the amount has grown by 13 percent to 1,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on syspeaces have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. That is to say, Netherlands is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on syspeaces have gone up by 23 percent in the world throughout the 14 days prior. Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Throughout the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has gone up by 31 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The statistics source is Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

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

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