Ireland Records 21 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In Ireland, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased noticeably throughout the past two weeks in comparison with the last fortnight. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 21 percent. At the same time, there was a slight drop of 14 percent in the whole world.

In Ireland, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up throughout the previous 14 days as 650 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 21 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Ireland was 2,400.

There has been, in comparison, a surge of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Spain and Sweden. With 1,900 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Spain has seen a climb of 24 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Sweden, the amount has risen by 17 percent to 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight drop all around the world. Simply put, Ireland is going against the flow. There have been 14 percent less brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the 14 days prior compared to the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have increased by 74 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,500,000.

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

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

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

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