4.4 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Ireland

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The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Ireland increased in the previous 14 days. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a growth of 4.4 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In contrast, there was a slight decline of 16 percent in the whole world.

In Ireland, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up slightly in the course of the two weeks prior as 250 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 4.4 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Ireland was 1,000.

With similar changes, Indonesia and Denmark have been under increased attacks. With 28 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Indonesia has recorded an escalation of 8.4 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Denmark, the sum total has climbed up by 6.7 percent to 2,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight fall all around the world. That is to say, Ireland is going against the flow. In the last weeks, there have been 16 percent less brute-force attacks than through the previous 14-day period in the world. So far, this year there have been 2,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has risen by 9.4 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 2,200,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The data is released from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. 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 correct one.

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

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