43 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Turkey

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Turkey have increased noticeably through the last fortnight. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 43 percent. In contrast, there was no change in the number of brute-force attacks in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 1,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Turkey in the course of the 14 days prior. That means the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 43 percent. Syspeace blocked 2,100 brute-force attacks in Turkey.

For comparison, there has been a rise of the number of automated hacking attempts in Italy and Australia. With 4,800 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Italy has seen a surge of 46 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Australia, the number has shot up by 31 percent to 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have been almost stable, but, as said, Turkey has rising difficulties. 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 decreased by 9.4 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence 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 automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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