Belgium Sees 13 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In Belgium, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased during the two weeks before compared to the previous 14 days. The brute-force attacks have increased by 13 percent during the previous 14-day period. Overall, in the world, there was a big increase of 4.9 percent.

In Belgium, the amount of attacks on Syspeace Windows servers went up slightly in the course of the two weeks before as 590 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased by 13 percent. That means 12,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Belgium during the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

In comparison, Iceland and United States of America have been under increased attacks. With 420 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace Windows server the last fortnight, Iceland has witnessed an escalation of 15 percent compared to the past two weeks. In United States of America, the sum total has shot up by 7.5 percent to 1,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace Windows server.

Belgium is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured servers have shown an escalation all around the world. There have been 4.9 percent more brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured servers throughout the last fortnight compared to the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has shot up by 50 percent. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,200,000.

The information is released from 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 statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

A brute-force attack 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 automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with great customer support.

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