Significant Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in Spain

The data is out — the number of brute-force attacks in Spain has increased noticeably during the past two weeks. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 38 percent. At the same time, there was a big decrease of 25 percent in the whole world.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably in the course of the past two weeks in Spain as 320 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks went up by 38 percent. Syspeace blocked 4,600 brute-force attacks in Spain.

There has been, by means of a comparison, a climb of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Czech Republic and Mexico. With 39 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Czech Republic has witnessed a rise of 40 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Mexico, the sum total has increased by 34 percent to 81 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Spain is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the world. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have diminished by 25 percent in the world throughout the last fortnight. Up until now, this year there have been 1,100 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has decreased by 43 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 780,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The data comes from 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 evidence 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 eventually 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 safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.