Finland Witnesses a Noticeable Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In the course of the previous 14 days, the number of brute-force attacks in Finland grew slightly compared to the previous 14 days. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an increase of 4.3 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the whole world, there was an escalation of 48 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased in the 14 days prior in Finland as 340 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 4.3 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Finland was 340. It is the 11th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

There has been, by way of comparison, a growth of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Ireland and Romania. With 270 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Ireland has seen a growth of 4.4 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Romania, the amount has climbed up by 1.4 percent to 950 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big increase, so Finland is not alone with the problem. In the last weeks there have been 48 percent more brute-force attacks than through the past two weeks in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has declined by 43 percent. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,100,000.

The evidence is collected by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight brute-force attacks. 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.

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 inspects 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 safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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