Noticeable Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in Egypt Witnessed

The number is clear — the sum total of brute-force attacks in Egypt has grew through the last fortnight. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a growth of 6.4 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the whole world, there was a big increase of 47 percent.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly in the 14 days prior in Egypt as 1,600 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks grew by 6.4 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,600 automated hacking attempts in Egypt.

With similar changes, United Kingdom and Mexico have been under increased attacks. With 1,400 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, United Kingdom has seen an escalation of 17 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Mexico, the amount has shot up by 6.3 percent to 300 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Egypt is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. There have been 47 percent more automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the throughout the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. In the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has climbed up by 9.3 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,100,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The information is collected by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms 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 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 correct one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.