Czech Republic Sees a Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

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In the previous 14-day period, the number of automated hacking attempts in Czech Republic increased noticeably compared to the last fortnight. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 29 percent through the last fortnight, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In contrast, there was a slight decrease of 11 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace recorded 2,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Czech Republic in the previous 14 days. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 29 percent. Syspeace blocked 11,000 brute-force attacks in Czech Republic. During a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

With similar changes, brute-force attacks in Finland and Colombia have shot up. With 87 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Finland has recorded a surge of 30 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Colombia, the sum total has climbed up by 28 percent to 1,300 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight decline, but Czech Republic sees the opposite. During the last weeks, there have been 11 percent less brute-force attacks than during the two weeks prior in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 5.5 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.

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

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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

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