28 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Ireland

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The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Ireland increased greatly in the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 28 percent in the course of the two weeks prior, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the world, there was a slight escalation of 19 percent.

In Ireland, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably during the previous 14 days as 370 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 28 percent. Syspeace blocked 2,500 brute-force attacks in Ireland.

There has been, by way of comparison, an increase of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Mexico and Finland. With 1,500 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Mexico has witnessed an increase of 34 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Finland, the number has gone up by 22 percent to 340 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth, so Ireland is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shot up by 19 percent in the world in the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has diminished by 14 percent. That is to say, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.

The statistics comes from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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