Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Germany

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During the previous 14-day period, Germany has witnessed how the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased noticeably. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an escalation of 63 percent in brute-force attacks per server. There was a slight increase of 19 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 2,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Germany during the past two weeks. In other words, the brute-force attacks went up by 63 percent. That means 74,000 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Germany throughout the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace. Throughout a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 6th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

There has been, for the sake of comparison, an increase of the amount of brute-force attacks in Argentina and Egypt. With 150 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Argentina has witnessed a surge of 110 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Egypt, the amount has climbed up by 61 percent to 3,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Germany is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the world. There have been 19 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the course of the previous 14-day period compared to the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 14 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The data is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, 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 automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

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

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