Largest Rise of Brute-Force Attacks in the world in Italy

The report doesn’t lie — the amount of automated hacking attempts in Italy has soared during the two weeks prior. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 1,600 percent in the previous 14 days, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the world, that’s the greatest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. In contrast, there was a big drop of 35 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace recorded 2,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Italy during the 14 days prior. That means the automated hacking attempts shot up by 1,600 percent. That means 6,300 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Italy in the course of the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace. In the country’s measured history, this is the 14th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

By means of a comparison, Argentina and Finland have been under increased attacks. With 190 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Argentina has witnessed a climb of 260 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Finland, the sum total has grown by 180 percent to 360 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big decline, but Italy sees the opposite. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have diminished by 35 percent in the world in the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 620 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have declined by 35 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 470,000.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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

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

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