Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Mexico

In the 14 days prior, Mexico has witnessed how the number of automated hacking attempts has went up. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 38 percent. In the whole world, there was a slight increase of 14 percent.

In Mexico, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up throughout the 14 days prior as 1,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks built up by 38 percent. Syspeace blocked 3,700 automated hacking attempts in Mexico. In a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 10th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

In comparison, Norway and Spain have been under increased attacks. With 190 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Norway has witnessed an increase of 40 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Spain, the sum total has increased by 35 percent to 810 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the world. Simply put, Mexico is not alone with the problem. There have been 14 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the through the past two weeks compared to the past two weeks. So far, this year there have been 1,600 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The brute-force attacks have risen by 6.6 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,400,000.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer 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 finally 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 enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.