Argentina Records a Significant Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

Through the previous 14 days, Argentina has recorded how the amount of brute-force attacks has increased greatly. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 32 percent. However, there was a slight contraction of 3.4 percent in the whole world.

In Argentina, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly through the last fortnight as 250 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 32 percent. Syspeace blocked 850 brute-force attacks in Argentina.

For comparison purposes, automated hacking attempts in Spain and Poland have increased. With 600 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Spain has seen an increase of 38 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Poland, the amount has grown by 31 percent to 230 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Argentina is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 3.4 percent less automated hacking attempts than in the course of the past two weeks in the world. By now, this year there have been 1,400 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 increased by 7.1 percent. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,300,000.

The statistics is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses 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 brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

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