Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Germany

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There’s no denying of facts — the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Germany has increased greatly during the last fortnight. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 58 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a slight growth of 3.9 percent.

In Germany, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly throughout the two weeks prior as 2,200 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts built up by 58 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Germany was 54,000. During a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 10th highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

By means of a comparison, automated hacking attempts in United Kingdom and Poland have gone up. With 1,800 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, United Kingdom has recorded a growth of 67 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Poland, the amount has gone up by 55 percent to 180 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the world. In other words, Germany is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have climbed up by 3.9 percent in the world through the last fortnight. Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have declined by 6.9 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,500,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

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

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

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.


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