Third Greatest Rise of Automated Hacking Attempts in the world in Colombia

In Colombia, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers surged during the previous 14-day period in comparison with the two weeks prior. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 82 percent in the course of the last fortnight, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the world, that’s the third greatest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. However, there was a slight drop of 3 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 3,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Colombia during the last fortnight. In other words, the automated hacking attempts shot up by 82 percent. Syspeace blocked 40,000 brute-force attacks in Colombia. It is the 4th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

For comparison, brute-force attacks in Japan and Denmark have shot up. With 280 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Japan has seen a growth of 100 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Denmark, the number has increased by 62 percent to 4,900 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight drop, but Colombia sees the opposite. There have been 3 percent less automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the course of the previous 14-day period compared to the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 1,700 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has declined by 5.9 percent. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,500,000.

The statistics is released from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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 checked to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.