Third Biggest Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in the world in Turkey

The amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Turkey skyrocketed in the past two weeks. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 190 percent. In the world, that’s the third biggest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. However, there was a slight drop of 7.9 percent in the whole world.

In Turkey, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers skyrocketed through the 14 days prior as 740 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts shot up by 190 percent. That means 1,600 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Turkey in the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for a comparison, an escalation of the number of brute-force attacks in Georgia and Spain. With 12,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Georgia has witnessed a rise of 3,400 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Spain, the sum total has gone up by 140 percent to 700 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decline all around the world. That is to say, Turkey is going against the flow. There have been 7.9 percent less automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers through the 14 days prior compared to the last fortnight. Up until today, this year there have been 960 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has dropped by 22 percent. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 750,000.

The statistics 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 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.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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