Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Denmark

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Denmark have increased greatly in the previous 14-day period. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 36 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a slight growth of 3.9 percent.

Syspeace registered 3,200 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Denmark in the previous 14 days. That means the automated hacking attempts went up by 36 percent. That means 86,000 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Denmark through the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace. Throughout a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 3rd highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

By way of comparison, there has been a rise of the number of automated hacking attempts in Norway and Switzerland. With 260 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Norway has recorded an increase of 38 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Switzerland, the sum total has grown by 29 percent to 220 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight escalation all around the world. That is to say, Denmark is not alone with the problem. There have been 3.9 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the throughout the two weeks prior compared to the 14 days prior. Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have decreased by 6.9 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,500,000.

The statistics comes from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace carefully. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.


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