France Witnesses a Big Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

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In France, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased greatly in the two weeks prior compared to the previous 14-day period. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 46 percent in the course of the 14 days prior, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. There was a slight escalation of 19 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 2,400 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in France through the last fortnight. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 46 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in France was 43,000. In the country’s measured history, this is the 11th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period.

With similar changes, brute-force attacks in Australia and Romania have increased. With 1,300 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Australia has witnessed a climb of 54 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Romania, the sum total has increased by 45 percent to 780 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth all around the world. In other words, France is not alone with the problem. There have been 19 percent more automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the through the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has diminished by 14 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The statistics is provided by 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 trailblazer 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 eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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

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