Slight Growth of Brute-Force Attacks in Australia Logged

In the previous 14 days, the amount of brute-force attacks in Australia increased compared to the 14 days prior. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a surge of 4.9 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In contrast, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 3,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Australia through the previous 14 days. That means the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 4.9 percent. That means 110,000 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Australia through the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace. In the country’s measured history, this is the 2nd highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

Norway and United Arab Emirates have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 220 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Norway has seen an increase of 5 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In United Arab Emirates, the number has shot up by 4.4 percent to 260 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Up until today, this year there have been 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. During the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has grown by 9.8 percent. In other words, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 2,000,000.

The information source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves firms time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers conscientiously. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts.

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 right one.

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