Belgium Aghast by Third Biggest Rise in Brute-Force Attacks in the world

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Belgium shot up during the two weeks prior. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an escalation of 85 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the world, that’s the third biggest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. In contrast, there was a big drop of 23 percent in the whole world.

In Belgium, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace skyrocketed through the two weeks prior as 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks escalated by 85 percent. That means 37,000 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Belgium throughout the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison purposes, automated hacking attempts in Argentina and Turkey have risen. With 180 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Argentina has seen a climb of 90 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Turkey, the number has risen by 47 percent to 1,400 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big decrease, but Belgium sees the opposite. There have been 23 percent less automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers during the two weeks prior compared to the past two weeks. So far, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has risen by 9.3 percent. Simply put, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 860,000.

The statistics comes from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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