Mexico Witnesses 19 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Mexico have grew slightly during the previous 14 days. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have shot up by 19 percent. In contrast, there was a slight fall of 15 percent in the whole world.

In Mexico, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly in the previous 14 days as 230 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 19 percent. Syspeace blocked 400 brute-force attacks in Mexico.

By way of comparison, brute-force attacks in Canada and Finland have risen. With 270 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Canada has recorded an increase of 25 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Finland, the number has shot up by 9.2 percent to 130 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight contraction, but Mexico sees the opposite. There have been 15 percent less brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace during the previous 14-day period compared to the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 17 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 760,000.

The statistics is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately 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 protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.