Italy Witnesses 5.4 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

The report doesn’t lie — the number of automated hacking attempts in Italy has went up slightly in the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 5.4 percent in the previous 14 days, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. There was a noticeable growth of 48 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 550 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Italy in the last fortnight. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts grew by 5.4 percent. That means 1,600 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Italy throughout the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For the sake of comparison, Canada and Ireland have been under increased attacks. With 270 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Canada has recorded a surge of 5.6 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Ireland, the number has increased by 4.4 percent to 270 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the world. Simply put, Italy is not alone with the problem. There have been 48 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the during the previous 14-day period compared to the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have dropped by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,100,000.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves firms time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace thoroughly. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks.

An brute-force attack 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 problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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