Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in Mexico

The amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Mexico went up during the 14 days prior. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 43 percent in the last fortnight, according to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In contrast, there was a big decrease of 23 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace recorded 280 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Mexico throughout the two weeks prior. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts went up by 43 percent. Syspeace blocked 490 brute-force attacks in Mexico.

Morocco and Brazil have – by way of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 4,900 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Morocco has seen a growth of 46 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Brazil, the sum total has increased by 35 percent to 330 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decrease all around the world. In other words, Mexico is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have diminished by 23 percent in the world in the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has climbed up by 9.3 percent. In other words, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 860,000.

The information is released from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.