Argentina Records a Slight Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Argentina have grew through the two weeks prior. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 3.7 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In contrast, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 58 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Argentina through the 14 days prior. Simply put, the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 3.7 percent. That means 180 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Argentina through the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison purposes, there has been a climb of the number of automated hacking attempts in United Arab Emirates and USA. With 260 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, United Arab Emirates has witnessed a surge of 4.4 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In USA, the amount has risen by 1.6 percent to 2,500 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have been almost the same, but, as said, Argentina has growing troubles. Up until now, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. In the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has grown by 9.8 percent. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 2,000,000.

The information is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer 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 avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.