Spain Records a Noticeable Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Spain increased during the past two weeks. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 13 percent. At the same time, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole world.

In Spain, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased throughout the last fortnight as 370 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 13 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Spain was 5,500.

For comparison purposes, brute-force attacks in USA and France have grown. With 1,900 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, USA has witnessed a surge of 15 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In France, the amount has increased by 4.2 percent to 2,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 9.4 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The information is collected by 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 detect and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

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

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.