Canada Sees a Noticeable Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Canada grew through the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 10 percent in the 14 days prior, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was a big fall of 30 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased in the course of the past two weeks in Canada as 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 10 percent. Syspeace blocked 32,000 automated hacking attempts in Canada.

There has been, in comparison, a rise of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Sweden and Turkey. With 940 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Sweden has witnessed a rise of 10 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Turkey, the amount has grown by 9.6 percent to 650 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Canada is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the world. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have declined by 30 percent in the world through the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has shot up by 10 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,500,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The data is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.