Largest Growth of Brute-Force Attacks in the world in China

The number is clear — the number of brute-force attacks in China has increased extremely through the 14 days prior. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 360 percent. That’s the largest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the world. In the whole world, there was a slight growth of 14 percent.

Syspeace registered 1,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in China through the previous 14 days. That means the automated hacking attempts shot up by 360 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,500 brute-force attacks in China.

By way of comparison, brute-force attacks in Brazil and Denmark have increased. With 1,400 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Brazil has witnessed a rise of 320 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Denmark, the amount has gone up by 180 percent to 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

China is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth all around the world. Throughout the last weeks there have been 14 percent more automated hacking attempts than during the 14 days prior in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have dropped by 18 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,300,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The statistics source is Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.