In the world, Argentina Records Third Biggest Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts

In the course of the 14 days prior, Argentina has seen how the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased greatly. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a rise of 44 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the world, that’s the third greatest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. Overall, in the world, there was a slight increase of 18 percent.

In Argentina, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly during the two weeks prior as 240 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts went up by 44 percent. That means 820 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Argentina throughout the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

In comparison, Finland and South Africa have been under increased attacks. With 120 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Finland has witnessed a growth of 74 percent compared to the past two weeks. In South Africa, the amount has increased by 42 percent to 570 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Argentina is not alone. The attacks on syspeaces have shown a slight increase all around the world. In the last weeks there have been 18 percent more brute-force attacks than throughout the previous 14-day period in the world. So far, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 33 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,200,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The statistics comes from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.

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

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.