Brazil Records 12 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In the course of the two weeks prior, the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Brazil increased slightly compared to the two weeks prior. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 12 percent in the course of the two weeks prior, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was a slight contraction of 19 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 220 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Brazil throughout the previous 14 days. Simply put, the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 12 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Brazil was 2,000.

France and South Africa have – for comparison purposes – been under increased attacks. With 880 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, France has seen a rise of 12 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In South Africa, the number has shot up by 6.9 percent to 5,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decline all around the world. In other words, Brazil is going against the flow. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have dropped by 19 percent in the world during the two weeks prior. So far, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 3.2 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The data is released from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 firms, 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 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 systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.