Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in United Kingdom

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in United Kingdom have increased greatly through the past two weeks. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an escalation of 28 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a slight decline of 14 percent in the whole world.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up throughout the previous 14 days in United Kingdom as 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts went up by 28 percent. That means 76,000 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the United Kingdom during the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

By way of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Italy and Denmark have grown. With 150 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Italy has recorded a rise of 28 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Denmark, the amount has climbed up by 27 percent to 3,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

United Kingdom is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the world. There have been 14 percent less automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers throughout the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Throughout the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has risen by 74 percent. In other words, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,500,000.

The data source is Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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