Noticeable Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Egypt

In Egypt, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers grew throughout the past two weeks compared to the past two weeks. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 12 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a great increase of 20 percent.

Syspeace registered 1,200 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Egypt through the last fortnight. Simply put, the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 12 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Egypt was 2,400.

United States of America and Norway have – with similar changes – been under increased attacks. With 2,600 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, United States of America has seen a surge of 29 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Norway, the amount has gone up by 6.5 percent to 270 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Egypt is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase all around the world. In the course of the last weeks there have been 20 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the previous 14 days in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. In the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has gone up by 25 percent. Simply put, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.

The data is released from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises 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 brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.