Mexico Sees a Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Mexico increased greatly through the 14 days prior. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 34 percent through the past two weeks, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. There was a slight escalation of 19 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 1,500 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Mexico through the previous 14 days. That means the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 34 percent. Syspeace blocked 4,600 brute-force attacks in Mexico. Throughout a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 2nd highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

By means of a comparison, automated hacking attempts in United Kingdom and Ireland have gone up. With 2,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, United Kingdom has seen a rise of 41 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Ireland, the number has increased by 28 percent to 370 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Mexico is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation all around the world. There have been 19 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the throughout the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14-day period. So far, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have dropped by 14 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.

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

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.