Big Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in United Kingdom

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in United Kingdom went up in the two weeks prior. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a rise of 29 percent in brute-force attacks per server. However, there was a big decrease of 25 percent in the whole world.

In United Kingdom, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up during the last fortnight as 440 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks built up by 29 percent. That means 17,000 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the United Kingdom throughout the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

Mexico and Uruguay have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 81 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Mexico has witnessed an escalation of 34 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Uruguay, the number has gone up by 23 percent to 16 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

United Kingdom is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. In the last weeks, there have been 25 percent less brute-force attacks than in the course of the last fortnight in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has decreased by 43 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 780,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The information is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter 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 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 correct one.

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