Significant Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in Uruguay

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Uruguay have went up in the two weeks prior. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 23 percent. At the same time, there was a big fall of 25 percent in the whole world.

In Uruguay, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up throughout the 14 days prior as 16 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks went up by 23 percent. Syspeace blocked 43 brute-force attacks in Uruguay.

United Kingdom and Brazil have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 440 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, United Kingdom has recorded a growth of 29 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Brazil, the amount has gone up by 20 percent to 110 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big drop all around the world. That is to say, Uruguay is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have diminished by 25 percent in the world during the two weeks prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,100 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 780,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The data is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.