In the world, Colombia Records unprecedented Brute-Force Attacks

Through the previous 14 days, the amount of brute-force attacks in Colombia skyrocketed compared to the two weeks prior. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 220 percent during the previous 14-day period, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. Such increase in automated hacking attempts on Windows servers is unprecedented anywhere else in the world. In the whole world, there was an escalation of 25 percent.

In Colombia, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace escalated in the past two weeks as 3,300 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks soared by 220 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Colombia was 46,000. In the country’s measured history, this is the 3rd highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.

Czech Republic and Lithuania have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 1,800 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Czech Republic has seen a growth of 180 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Lithuania, the sum total has gone up by 110 percent to 730 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation all around the world. Simply put, Colombia is not alone with the problem. In the course of the last weeks there have been 25 percent more automated hacking attempts than through the past two weeks in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has remained the same. In other words, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 2,000,000.

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

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.