3 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in United Arab Emirates

The report doesn’t lie — the sum total of automated hacking attempts in United Arab Emirates has increased throughout the last fortnight. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 3 percent in the course of the 14 days prior, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. At the same time, there was a slight drop of 7.9 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased during the previous 14-day period in United Arab Emirates as 270 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased by 3 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in United Arab Emirates was 270. Throughout a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 14th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

For comparison purposes, there has been a climb of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Israel and France. With 26 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Israel has witnessed an escalation of 4 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In France, the number has grown by 2.4 percent to 530 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

United Arab Emirates is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 7.9 percent less brute-force attacks than throughout the last fortnight in the world. So far, this year there have been 960 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 22 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 750,000.

The evidence is provided by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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