Big Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in Belgium

Through the past two weeks, the number of automated hacking attempts in Belgium increased noticeably compared to the previous 14-day period. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 33 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the whole world, there was a noticeable growth of 47 percent.

Syspeace documented 2,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Belgium through the last fortnight. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts built up by 33 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Belgium was 40,000. It is the 8th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

There has been, with similar changes, a climb of the number of brute-force attacks in United Arab Emirates and Germany. With 430 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, United Arab Emirates has recorded a surge of 38 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Germany, the amount has increased by 29 percent to 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. Simply put, Belgium is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have risen by 47 percent in the world through the previous 14-day period. So far, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has risen by 9.3 percent. Simply put, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,100,000.

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

During the automated hacking attempt, 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 trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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