12 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Spain

In Spain, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers grew slightly throughout the previous 14 days compared to the past two weeks. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 12 percent in brute-force attacks per server. There was a slight increase of 14 percent in the whole world.

In Spain, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased through the two weeks prior as 340 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks grew by 12 percent. Syspeace blocked 5,900 brute-force attacks in Spain.

USA and Iceland have – for the purpose of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 2,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, USA has seen a surge of 16 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Iceland, the amount has grown by 11 percent to 970 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Spain is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation all around the world. There have been 14 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the in the past two weeks compared to the two weeks prior. So far, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has declined by 18 percent. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,300,000.

The information is provided by Syspeace-secured 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 companies, 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.