Second Largest Rise of Brute-Force Attacks in the world in Finland

The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Finland increased significantly in the two weeks prior. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 100 percent through the previous 14-day period, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In the world, that’s the second largest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. There was a slight increase of 19 percent in the whole world.

In Finland, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace shot up throughout the previous 14-day period as 240 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks soared by 100 percent. That means 240 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Finland in the course of the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

For the sake of comparison, there has been a rise of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Hong Kong and Romania. With 120 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Hong Kong has seen an escalation of 310 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Romania, the number has gone up by 92 percent to 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase, so Finland is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have grown by 19 percent in the world in the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 6.1 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,700,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The statistics is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data 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.

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

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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