38 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Colombia

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In Colombia, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased greatly throughout the previous 14-day period in comparison with the two weeks prior. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 38 percent through the 14 days prior, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the world, there was an escalation of 23 percent.

In Colombia, the number of attacks on syspeaces went up during the two weeks prior as 1,500 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 38 percent. That means 14,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Colombia during the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 4th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

For comparison, there has been an increase of the number of automated hacking attempts in Turkey and Brazil. With 660 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Turkey has seen an increase of 54 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Brazil, the number has risen by 30 percent to 200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big increase all around the world. In other words, Colombia is not alone with the problem. Throughout the last weeks there have been 23 percent more brute-force attacks than during the previous 14-day period in the world. So far, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. In the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has shot up by 31 percent. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.

The data source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global syspeaces meticulously. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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