7.5 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Turkey

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Turkey have increased slightly through the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 7.5 percent throughout the previous 14 days, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was a slight fall of 3.4 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 610 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Turkey throughout the previous 14-day period. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased by 7.5 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Turkey was 1,200.

For the purpose of comparison, United Kingdom and Canada have been under increased attacks. With 1,800 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, United Kingdom has recorded an increase of 8.5 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Canada, the amount has gone up by 4.4 percent to 1,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight fall, but Turkey sees the opposite. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 3.4 percent less automated hacking attempts than throughout the past two weeks in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has gone up by 7.1 percent. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,300,000.

The data comes from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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