33 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Turkey

Data brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Turkey have shot up in the last fortnight. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 33 percent. In the world, there was an escalation of 4.9 percent.

Syspeace recorded 830 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Turkey during the previous 14 days. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts soared by 33 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Turkey was 1,700.

There has been, for a comparison, a climb of the amount of brute-force attacks in Denmark and Canada. With 720 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace Windows server the past two weeks, Denmark has seen a growth of 33 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Canada, the amount has shot up by 32 percent to 1,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured servers have shown a big increase all around the world. Simply put, Turkey is not alone with the problem. Throughout the last weeks, brute-force attacks on Syspeace Windows servers have a noticeable growth in the world – there have been 4.9 percent more brute-force attacks than in the course of the two weeks before. By now, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Throughout the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has gone up by 50 percent. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,200,000.

The information originates from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts 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.

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 firms from IT theft, combined with great customer support.

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