Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Mexico

The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Mexico increased noticeably during the previous 14-day period. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a rise of 72 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the whole world, there was a slight escalation of 3.9 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up through the previous 14 days in Mexico as 330 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts built up by 72 percent. Syspeace blocked 850 automated hacking attempts in Mexico.

In comparison, there has been a climb of the number of automated hacking attempts in Georgia and United Kingdom. With 510 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Georgia has witnessed an increase of 74 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In United Kingdom, the sum total has shot up by 67 percent to 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Mexico is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the world. Throughout the last weeks there have been 3.9 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the last fortnight in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has dropped by 6.9 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,500,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

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 tracks all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.