United Arab Emirates Records 17 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In the course of the last fortnight, United Arab Emirates has recorded how the sum total of brute-force attacks has grew. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 17 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a slight decline of 16 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased throughout the previous 14 days in United Arab Emirates as 48 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased by 17 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in United Arab Emirates was 48. In the country’s measured history, this is the 6th highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

For a comparison, brute-force attacks in Turkey and Switzerland have shot up. With 840 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Turkey has seen a climb of 22 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Switzerland, the amount has shot up by 13 percent to 260 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decrease all around the world. In other words, United Arab Emirates is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have declined by 16 percent in the world in the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 20 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,300,000.

The statistics is released from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.