Lithuania Sees a Significant Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

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In the course of the 14 days prior, Lithuania has recorded how the sum total of automated hacking attempts has went up. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 26 percent during the 14 days prior, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In contrast, there was a slight drop of 16 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers built up in the two weeks prior in Lithuania as 320 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks built up by 26 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Lithuania was 320.

China and Turkey have – for comparison purposes – been under increased attacks. With 1,200 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, China has witnessed an increase of 34 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Turkey, the sum total has grown by 22 percent to 840 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Lithuania is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. In the last weeks, there have been 16 percent less automated hacking attempts than during the previous 14 days in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has decreased by 20 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,300,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The data originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, 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 right one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.


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