Largest Rise of Brute-Force Attacks in the world in Italy

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Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Italy have soared during the last fortnight. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 100 percent through the past two weeks, according to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In the world, that’s the largest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. At the same time, there was a slight decline of 3.4 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace recorded 4,600 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Italy through the previous 14 days. In other words, the automated hacking attempts surged by 100 percent. That means 14,000 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Italy throughout the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace. In the course of a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 6th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

For comparison, Ireland and Mexico have been under increased attacks. With 600 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Ireland has seen a surge of 64 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Mexico, the amount has increased by 52 percent to 780 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Italy is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased by 3.4 percent in the world during the past two weeks. So far, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Throughout the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has shot up by 7.1 percent. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,300,000.

The statistics comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter 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 in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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