6 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Egypt

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Egypt went up during the previous 14 days. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 6 percent. There was an escalation of 4.9 percent in the world.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured servers increased noticeably in the course of the last fortnight in Egypt as 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 6 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Egypt was 3,400.

United States of America and Norway have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 1,700 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace Windows server the previous 14 days, United States of America has recorded an increase of 7.5 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Norway, the amount has grown by 5.7 percent to 300 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace Windows servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. Simply put, Egypt is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace Windows servers have a great increase in the world – there have been 4.9 percent more brute-force attacks than throughout the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace Windows server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has shot up by 50 percent. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,200,000.

The statistics source is 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 evidence on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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

To avoid trouble and to block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with great customer support.