The Amount of Brute-Force Attacks Remains the Same in South Africa

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in South Africa have remained unchanged during the previous 14 days. Statistics from Syspeace shows the sum total of brute-force attacks per server has remained the same. In the whole world, there was a slight growth of 13 percent.

In South Africa, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace remained unchanged during the last fortnight as 940 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That’s on the same level as the 14 days prior. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in South Africa was 35,000.

Lithuania and Denmark have seen no significant changes in automated hacking attempts in the past two weeks. There have been 400 of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in Lithuania throughout the two weeks prior. In Denmark the number is 480.

Up until today, this year there have been 840 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have diminished by 30 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 610,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The information is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, 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 automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.