Noticeable Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in Argentina Recorded

The number is clear — the amount of automated hacking attempts in Argentina has increased during the two weeks prior. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a growth of 10 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the whole world, there was a great increase of 35 percent.

In Argentina, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew throughout the last fortnight as 130 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased by 10 percent. Syspeace blocked 480 automated hacking attempts in Argentina.

By means of a comparison, there has been a surge of the number of brute-force attacks in Norway and Czech Republic. With 220 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Norway has witnessed a growth of 14 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Czech Republic, the sum total has risen by 9 percent to 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Argentina is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase all around the world. There have been 35 percent more automated hacking attempts in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the through the previous 14 days compared to the 14 days prior. Up until today, this year there have been 3,000 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 shot up by 6.7 percent. In other words, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 2,600,000.

The evidence comes 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 enterprises, 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 brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks 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 shields companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.