68 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Singapore

The number is clear — the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Singapore has escalated in the course of the previous 14-day period. According to data from Syspeace-secured servers, there was a climb of 68 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was a great increase of 4.9 percent in the world.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured servers increased extremely during the previous 14 days in Singapore as 4,600 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts surged by 68 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Singapore was 4,600. In the course of a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

By way of comparison, Indonesia and Romania have been under increased attacks. With 56 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Indonesia has witnessed a climb of 110 percent compared to the two weeks before. In Romania, the sum total has increased by 61 percent to 1,900 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace Windows server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured servers have shown an escalation, so Singapore is not alone with the problem. There have been 4.9 percent more brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured servers during the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace Windows server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 50 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,200,000.

The information is released from Syspeace-secured servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

A 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 correct one.

To avoid trouble and to block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with great customer support.

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