15 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Sweden

The data is out — the sum total of brute-force attacks in Sweden has increased throughout the 14 days prior. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 15 percent in the course of the previous 14-day period, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the world, there was a slight escalation of 14 percent.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up slightly through the past two weeks in Sweden as 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks grew by 15 percent. Syspeace blocked 22,000 brute-force attacks in Sweden.

For a comparison, Brazil and France have been under increased attacks. With 320 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Brazil has recorded a growth of 15 percent compared to the last fortnight. In France, the amount has climbed up by 14 percent to 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Sweden is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth all around the world. In the last weeks there have been 14 percent more brute-force attacks than in the course of the two weeks prior in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has climbed up by 6.6 percent. That is to say, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,400,000.

The statistics is released from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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

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