33 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Denmark

In Denmark, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers went up in the course of the previous 14-day period compared to the two weeks before. According to data from Syspeace-secured servers, there was a rise of 33 percent in brute-force attacks per server. Overall, in the world, there was an escalation of 4.9 percent.

In Denmark, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured servers went up during the past two weeks as 720 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts built up by 33 percent. That means 16,000 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Denmark through the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

Sweden and Turkey have – for the purpose of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 1,300 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace Windows server the two weeks before, Sweden has seen a surge of 49 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Turkey, the amount has grown by 33 percent to 830 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace Windows server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured servers have shown a great increase, so Denmark is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace Windows servers have shot up by 4.9 percent in the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 50 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,200,000.

The data is provided by 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 automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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

To avoid trouble and to block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with great customer support.

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