Uruguay Records a Whopping Growth of Automated Hacking Attempts

The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Uruguay soared during the two weeks prior. According to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a climb of 76 percent in brute-force attacks per server. There was a great increase of 25 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased extremely in the last fortnight in Uruguay as 23 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased significantly by 76 percent. Syspeace blocked 65 automated hacking attempts in Uruguay. It is the 4th highest number of automated hacking attempts 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.

There has been, in comparison, a growth of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Indonesia and France. With 43 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Indonesia has seen a climb of 89 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In France, the sum total has climbed up by 72 percent to 2,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Uruguay is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have risen by 25 percent in the world through the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. That is on the same level as the same period last year. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 2,000,000.

The evidence originates from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks 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 correct one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.