Big Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Italy

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The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Italy increased greatly during the two weeks prior. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 46 percent throughout the two weeks prior, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In contrast, there was no change in the amount of automated hacking attempts in the whole world.

In Italy, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers built up throughout the previous 14 days as 4,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 46 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Italy was 25,000. Throughout a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 3rd highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Romania and Turkey have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 1,200 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Romania has recorded an increase of 50 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Turkey, the sum total has shot up by 43 percent to 1,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have been unchanged, but, as said, Italy has increasing troubles. Up until now, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have diminished by 9.4 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.

The information is provided by Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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


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