The Number of Automated Hacking Attempts Remains Stable in Hong Kong

During the previous 14 days, Hong Kong has seen how the number of automated hacking attempts has remained the same. The number of automated hacking attempts has remained the same. However, there was a slight decrease of 14 percent overall in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers remained unchanged throughout the two weeks prior in Hong Kong as 750 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That’s on the same level as the 14 days prior. That means 1,500 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Hong Kong throughout the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 3rd highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

Romania and Czech Republic have seen no significant changes in automated hacking attempts throughout the last fortnight. There have been 1,800 of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in Romania in the two weeks prior. In Czech Republic the amount is 37.

Up until today, this year there have been 1,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have decreased by 7.1 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 940,000.

The statistics comes from 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 discover and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace thoroughly. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts.

An automated hacking attempt 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 avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.