Unprecedented Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Czech Republic, world

The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Czech Republic skyrocketed in the last fortnight. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 16,000 percent in the course of the last fortnight, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. That’s the biggest growth of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the world. At the same time, there was a slight decline of 7.9 percent in the whole world.

In Czech Republic, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased significantly during the previous 14-day period as 7,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased extremely by 16,000 percent. That means 16,000 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Czech Republic in the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 2nd 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.

In comparison, there has been an increase of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Georgia and Turkey. With 12,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Georgia has witnessed a rise of 3,400 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Turkey, the amount has grown by 190 percent to 740 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight drop, but Czech Republic sees the opposite. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 7.9 percent less brute-force attacks than in the course of the previous 14-day period in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 960 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have risen by 22 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 750,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The information 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.

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 checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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

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