50 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Norway

During the last fortnight, the number of brute-force attacks in Norway increased greatly compared to the 14 days prior. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 50 percent. However, there was a slight drop of 14 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 230 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Norway in the course of the last fortnight. That means the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 50 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,600 automated hacking attempts in Norway.

There has been, for comparison, an increase of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Poland and Ireland. With 180 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Poland has recorded an escalation of 56 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Ireland, the amount has gone up by 44 percent to 560 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight drop all around the world. That is to say, Norway is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have diminished by 14 percent in the world in the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 1,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has diminished by 7.1 percent. In other words, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 940,000.

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 enterprises 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 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 ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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