86 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in United Arab Emirates

The amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in United Arab Emirates surged during the last fortnight. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 86 percent in the course of the previous 14-day period, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In contrast, there was a slight fall of 19 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 65 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in United Arab Emirates during the previous 14-day period. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased significantly by 86 percent. Syspeace blocked 65 brute-force attacks in United Arab Emirates. Throughout a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 6th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

There has been, by means of a comparison, a rise of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Romania and Ireland. With 1,500 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Romania has seen a climb of 120 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Ireland, the sum total has grown by 77 percent to 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

United Arab Emirates is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have dropped by 19 percent in the world throughout the two weeks prior. By now, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have decreased by 14 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,200,000.

The statistics source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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