Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Spain

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Spain have increased noticeably in the course of the past two weeks. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have increased by 42 percent. In contrast, there was a slight decrease of 3 percent in the whole world.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up in the past two weeks in Spain as 530 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts went up by 42 percent. That means 8,900 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Spain through the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for comparison purposes, a rise of the number of brute-force attacks in Denmark and Hong Kong. With 4,900 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Denmark has recorded an increase of 62 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Hong Kong, the number has gone up by 35 percent to 83 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight drop, but Spain sees the opposite. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 3 percent less brute-force attacks than in the course of the two weeks prior in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 1,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have decreased by 5.9 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,500,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The information comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.