Turkey Records a Big Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

Through the previous 14 days, the amount of brute-force attacks in Turkey went up compared to the 14 days prior. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 47 percent during the two weeks prior, according to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. At the same time, there was a big fall of 23 percent in the whole world.

In Turkey, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly throughout the previous 14 days as 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks went up by 47 percent. That means 5,000 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Turkey in the course of the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

By way of comparison, Belgium and Morocco have been under increased attacks. With 1,500 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Belgium has witnessed an increase of 85 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Morocco, the amount has gone up by 46 percent to 4,900 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big drop, but Turkey sees the opposite. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased by 23 percent in the world through the 14 days prior. By now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has gone up by 9.3 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 860,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The data 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 brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks 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 finally 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 firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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