Brazil Witnesses a Slight Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

During the past two weeks, the number of brute-force attacks in Brazil grew compared to the 14 days prior. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have increased by 14 percent. In contrast, there was a big drop of 35 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 110 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Brazil in the last fortnight. That means the brute-force attacks increased by 14 percent. That means 1,400 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Brazil in the course of the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For a comparison, Spain and South Africa have been under increased attacks. With 210 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Spain has witnessed an increase of 24 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In South Africa, the amount has gone up by 7.9 percent to 850 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big drop all around the world. Simply put, Brazil is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased by 35 percent in the world through the previous 14-day period. By now, this year there have been 620 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has declined by 35 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 470,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The evidence originates 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 track down and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers carefully. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.