10 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in United Arab Emirates

Throughout the past two weeks, United Arab Emirates has witnessed how the number of automated hacking attempts has increased. The brute-force attacks have grown by 10 percent during the 14 days prior, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. There was a slight escalation of 19 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew throughout the previous 14 days in United Arab Emirates as 53 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 10 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in United Arab Emirates was 53. Throughout a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 6th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

By means of a comparison, brute-force attacks in Finland and Czech Republic have shot up. With 340 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Finland has witnessed a surge of 22 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Czech Republic, the amount has grown by 5.8 percent to 2,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the world. In other words, United Arab Emirates is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have climbed up by 19 percent in the world during the previous 14-day period. By now, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 14 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

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

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.