48 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Czech Republic

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In the course of the past two weeks, Czech Republic has recorded how the number of brute-force attacks has increased greatly. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 48 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a big increase of 20 percent.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up through the two weeks prior in Czech Republic as 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 48 percent. That means 9,100 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Czech Republic in the course of the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace. In the country’s measured history, this is the highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.

For a comparison, automated hacking attempts in Australia and Argentina have increased. With 2,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Australia has witnessed a rise of 72 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Argentina, the number has risen by 38 percent to 210 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation, so Czech Republic is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 20 percent more automated hacking attempts than through the previous 14 days in the world. By now, this year there have been 1,900 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has risen by 25 percent. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.

The statistics originates 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 information 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.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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