United Kingdom Records a Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

Throughout the two weeks prior, United Kingdom has seen how the number of brute-force attacks has went up. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 67 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was a slight increase of 3.9 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably in the course of the previous 14-day period in United Kingdom as 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 67 percent. That means 100,000 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the United Kingdom in the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

Mexico and Germany have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 330 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Mexico has seen an increase of 72 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Germany, the amount has climbed up by 58 percent to 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth, so United Kingdom is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have climbed up by 3.9 percent in the world in the course of the two weeks prior. By now, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have increased by 6.9 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,500,000 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 track down and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers conscientiously. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.