Netherlands Aghast by Third Greatest Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in the world

In Netherlands, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers skyrocketed in the previous 14-day period compared to the 14 days prior. The brute-force attacks have grown by 140 percent through the previous 14 days, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. That’s the third biggest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the world. However, there was a big drop of 22 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace documented 140 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Netherlands in the two weeks prior. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased extremely by 140 percent. That means 890 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Netherlands during the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for comparison purposes, an increase of the number of automated hacking attempts in China and Germany. With 270 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, China has seen a rise of 730 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Germany, the number has shot up by 62 percent to 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Netherlands is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. There have been 22 percent less brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers during the previous 14 days compared to the past two weeks. Up until today, this year there have been 740 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 27 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 530,000.

The information is provided by Windows servers secured by Syspeace 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.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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