130 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Belgium

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In the course of the 14 days prior, Belgium has witnessed how the number of brute-force attacks has skyrocketed. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 130 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. However, there was a slight decrease of 11 percent in the whole world.

In Belgium, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace soared in the course of the two weeks prior as 770 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks surged by 130 percent. That means 57,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Belgium through the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

Switzerland and Egypt have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 410 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Switzerland has recorded an increase of 130 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Egypt, the number has climbed up by 120 percent to 2,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Belgium is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have dropped by 11 percent in the world in the course of the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 1,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 5.5 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The evidence source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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