Noticeable Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in Hong Kong Logged

In the course of the past two weeks, Hong Kong has seen how the number of brute-force attacks has went up slightly. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 15 percent through the two weeks prior, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was a slight fall of 11 percent in the whole world.

In Hong Kong, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased through the last fortnight as 37 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 15 percent. That means 59 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Hong Kong in the course of the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

Sweden and Poland have – for comparison – been under increased attacks. With 1,000 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Sweden has witnessed an increase of 18 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Poland, the number has gone up by 8.9 percent to 290 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight contraction, but Hong Kong sees the opposite. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 11 percent less automated hacking attempts than during the previous 14 days in the world. So far, this year there have been 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has risen by 5.5 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

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

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

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

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