El Salvador Aghast by Second Biggest Rise in Brute-Force Attacks in the world

During the last fortnight, El Salvador has witnessed how the amount of automated hacking attempts has increased extremely. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 250 percent. That’s the second largest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the world. There was a noticeable growth of 23 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on syspeaces surged through the 14 days prior in El Salvador as 280 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts soared by 250 percent. That means 280 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the El Salvador during the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, by way of comparison, a surge of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Romania and Iceland. With 1,600 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Romania has witnessed a growth of 270 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Iceland, the amount has risen by 100 percent to 680 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. In other words, El Salvador is not alone with the problem. There have been 23 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the in the 14 days prior compared to the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 31 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The statistics comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer 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 checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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