Noticeable Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Denmark

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Denmark have increased slightly in the course of the last fortnight. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 12 percent in brute-force attacks per server. There was a big increase of 57 percent in the whole world.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly through the previous 14-day period in Denmark as 3,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts grew by 12 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Denmark was 76,000. It is the 12th highest number of automated hacking attempts 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.

By way of comparison, there has been a growth of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Germany and United Arab Emirates. With 1,900 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Germany has seen a surge of 23 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In United Arab Emirates, the number has shot up by 20 percent to 520 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the world. That is to say, Denmark is not alone with the problem. There have been 57 percent more automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the through the two weeks prior compared to the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 2,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 10 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,900,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The statistics is collected by 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 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 finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

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

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