Morocco Sees a Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

In the two weeks prior, the amount of automated hacking attempts in Morocco increased noticeably compared to the 14 days prior. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 23 percent in brute-force attacks per server. At the same time, there was no change in the number of brute-force attacks in the whole world.

In Morocco, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up through the previous 14-day period as 4,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts went up by 23 percent. That means 4,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Morocco throughout the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace. In the country’s measured history, this is the highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period.

Turkey and Sweden have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 860 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Turkey has witnessed a climb of 26 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Sweden, the amount has shot up by 17 percent to 2,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

By now, this year there have been 2,200 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 9.8 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 2,000,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The data originates from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts 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.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.