Indonesia Records Second Largest Rise in Brute-Force Attacks in the world

In Indonesia, the number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers shot up in the course of the last fortnight in comparison with the two weeks prior. The brute-force attacks have increased by 120 percent in the previous 14 days, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the world, that\’s the second biggest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. In the whole world, there was a great increase of 48 percent.

In Indonesia, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers soared throughout the previous 14-day period as 72 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts escalated by 120 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Indonesia was 90.

There has been, with similar changes, a climb of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Belgium and Australia. With 9,000 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Belgium has seen a growth of 130 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Australia, the sum total has grown by 52 percent to 350 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. In other words, Indonesia is not alone with the problem. There have been 48 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the throughout the last fortnight compared to the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,100,000.

The information is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.