4.2 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Norway

The number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Norway grew in the course of the two weeks prior. The brute-force attacks have risen by 4.2 percent in the course of the previous 14-day period, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. There was a slight growth of 16 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly through the previous 14-day period in Norway as 170 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 4.2 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,200 brute-force attacks in Norway.

For comparison purposes, brute-force attacks in Hungary and Finland have shot up. With 310 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Hungary has seen a climb of 12 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Finland, the sum total has increased by 6.7 percent to 400 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase, so Norway is not alone with the problem. In the last weeks there have been 16 percent more brute-force attacks than in the course of the 14 days prior in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 720 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have declined by 40 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 540,000.

The statistics is released from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, 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 brute-force attack, 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 avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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