In the world, Australia Witnesses Third Biggest Rise of Automated Hacking Attempts

The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Australia surged through the previous 14-day period. The brute-force attacks have grown by 82 percent in the two weeks prior, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the world, that’s the third biggest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. Overall, in the world, there was a slight escalation of 17 percent.

Syspeace recorded 2,500 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Australia in the course of the last fortnight. Simply put, the brute-force attacks skyrocketed by 82 percent. Syspeace blocked 86,000 automated hacking attempts in Australia. In a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 4th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

By way of comparison, Spain and Turkey have been under increased attacks. With 2,100 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Spain has seen a growth of 140 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Turkey, the sum total has grown by 62 percent to 830 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the world. Simply put, Australia is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 17 percent more automated hacking attempts than through the past two weeks in the world. So far, this year there have been 1,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 9 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,500,000.

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

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 right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.