3.5 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Mexico

The number is clear — the number of brute-force attacks in Mexico has increased slightly in the two weeks prior. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 3.5 percent in brute-force attacks per server. However, there was a big decrease of 22 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 280 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Mexico in the previous 14-day period. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased by 3.5 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Mexico was 470.

For the purpose of comparison, Finland and Turkey have been under increased attacks. With 200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Finland has recorded an escalation of 4.7 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Turkey, the number has risen by 4.5 percent to 780 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Mexico is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the world. There have been 22 percent less automated hacking attempts in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the course of the 14 days prior compared to the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 740 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 27 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 530,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The information comes from 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 data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the automated hacking attempt, 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 right one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.