Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Morocco

Through the last fortnight, the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Morocco went up compared to the previous 14 days. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 16 percent. In the world, there was a big increase of 4.9 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured servers increased noticeably throughout the past two weeks in Morocco as 240 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 16 percent. Syspeace blocked 240 brute-force attacks in Morocco.

There has been, for the purpose of comparison, a growth of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Georgia and Iceland. With 500 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace Windows server the previous 14-day period, Georgia has seen an increase of 26 percent in comparison with the two weeks before. In Iceland, the number has grown by 15 percent to 420 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace Windows server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. That is to say, Morocco is not alone with the problem. In the course of the last weeks, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured servers have a big increase in the world – there have been 4.9 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 50 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,200,000.

The information is collected by Syspeace Windows servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. 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.

A brute-force attack 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 automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with great customer support.