Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in Spain

There’s no denying of facts — the sum total of brute-force attacks in Spain has built up in the course of the two weeks prior. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 24 percent. In contrast, there was a slight contraction of 14 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 1,900 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Spain in the course of the past two weeks. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 24 percent. That means 28,000 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Spain during the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace. In the country’s measured history, this is the 2nd highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

There has been, by way of comparison, a climb of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Germany and Ireland. With 2,300 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Germany has seen a growth of 24 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Ireland, the sum total has increased by 21 percent to 650 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Spain is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. There have been 14 percent less automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers during the two weeks prior compared to the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. During the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has grown by 74 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,500,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The information is provided by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

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 correct one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.