10 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Sweden

In Sweden, the number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased during the previous 14 days in comparison with the last fortnight. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 10 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In contrast, there was a big fall of 30 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly throughout the past two weeks in Sweden as 940 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 10 percent. That means 13,000 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Sweden in the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

Brazil and Canada have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 360 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Brazil has witnessed an escalation of 14 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Canada, the amount has risen by 10 percent to 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decrease, but Sweden sees the opposite. There have been 30 percent less brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the course of the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. During the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased by 10 percent. That is to say, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,500,000.

The information source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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

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

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