Noticeable Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Canada

The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Canada grew in the previous 14 days. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 18 percent. At the same time, there was a big drop of 23 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace documented 510 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Canada during the last fortnight. That means the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 18 percent. Syspeace blocked 16,000 brute-force attacks in Canada.

With similar changes, Germany and Egypt have been under increased attacks. With 1,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Germany has recorded an escalation of 29 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Egypt, the sum total has gone up by 18 percent to 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big fall, but Canada sees the opposite. There have been 23 percent less brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the course of the previous 14 days compared to the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has climbed up by 9.3 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 860,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

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

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

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