12 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Brazil

In Brazil, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers grew slightly during the past two weeks in comparison with the previous 14-day period. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 12 percent in the two weeks prior, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. There was a slight increase of 20 percent in the whole world.

In Brazil, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased during the past two weeks as 98 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks grew by 12 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,000 brute-force attacks in Brazil.

In comparison, there has been an escalation of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Denmark and Canada. With 760 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Denmark has seen a surge of 19 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Canada, the number has climbed up by 10 percent to 280 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight escalation all around the world. In other words, Brazil is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have gone up by 20 percent in the world during the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 880 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 650,000.

The information source is 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 evidence on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

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