Hong Kong Sees No Change in Brute-Force Attacks

During the last fortnight, the number of brute-force attacks in Hong Kong remained the same compared to the past two weeks. Evidence from Syspeace shows the amount of automated hacking attempts per server has remained the same. There was a slight escalation of 18 percent in the whole world.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace remained the same throughout the two weeks prior in Hong Kong as 23 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the level of the brute-force attacks remained the same as the previous 14 days. Syspeace blocked 31 automated hacking attempts in Hong Kong.

Brazil and Germany have seen no significant changes in automated hacking attempts in the course of the past two weeks. There have been 150 of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in Brazil in the two weeks prior. In Germany the sum total is 1,900.

Up until today, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 33 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,200,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The statistics comes from 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 evidence 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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