Uruguay Witnesses a Noticeable Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Uruguay increased during the previous 14 days. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have climbed up by 4 percent. However, there was a slight fall of 13 percent in the whole world.

In Uruguay, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased slightly in the past two weeks as 220 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts grew by 4 percent. That means 1,200 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Uruguay in the course of the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace. In the country’s measured history, this is the 2nd highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

For comparison purposes, automated hacking attempts in Canada and China have climbed up. With 1,600 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Canada has seen an increase of 5.7 percent compared to the last fortnight. In China, the amount has gone up by 1.1 percent to 320 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Uruguay is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. During the last weeks, there have been 13 percent less automated hacking attempts than in the course of the two weeks prior in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have grown by 7.8 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,400,000.

The data is collected by 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 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.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.