Third Greatest Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in the world in Netherlands

The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Netherlands soared through the past two weeks. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 130 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. That’s the third biggest increase of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the world. In contrast, there was no change in the number of brute-force attacks in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Netherlands through the 14 days prior. That means the automated hacking attempts surged by 130 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Netherlands was 13,000. In the course of a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 5th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

For a comparison, there has been a climb of the number of brute-force attacks in Denmark and Colombia. With 3,000 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Denmark has seen an increase of 160 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Colombia, the sum total has climbed up by 110 percent to 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Up until now, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have increased by 9.4 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The data is released from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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