Big Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in France

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The report doesn’t lie — the number of automated hacking attempts in France has built up throughout the two weeks prior. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 72 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a great increase of 25 percent.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up in the course of the past two weeks in France as 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks built up by 72 percent. That means 39,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the France in the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace. In the country’s measured history, this is the 15th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period.

For comparison, brute-force attacks in Uruguay and Italy have risen. With 23 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Uruguay has witnessed a surge of 76 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Italy, the sum total has shot up by 70 percent to 3,900 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big increase all around the world. In other words, France is not alone with the problem. In the course of the last weeks there have been 25 percent more automated hacking attempts than throughout the 14 days prior in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. That is on the same level as the same period last year. In other words, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 2,000,000.

The information originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight automated hacking attempts. 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.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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