In the world, Hong Kong Witnesses unprecedented Automated Hacking Attempts

In Hong Kong, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers shot up in the past two weeks compared to the previous 14-day period. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a rise of 350 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the world, that’s the greatest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. Overall, in the world, there was a noticeable growth of 47 percent.

In Hong Kong, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased extremely through the last fortnight as 130 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks shot up by 350 percent. That means 180 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Hong Kong throughout the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace. During a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 13th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

With similar changes, Spain and Georgia have been under increased attacks. With 750 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Spain has witnessed a rise of 290 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Georgia, the number has gone up by 230 percent to 600 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Hong Kong is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big increase all around the world. In the last weeks there have been 47 percent more brute-force attacks than in the last fortnight in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has risen by 9.3 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,100,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

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

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 inspects all possible passwords and passphrases 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.