110 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Argentina

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There’s no denying of facts — the amount of automated hacking attempts in Argentina has escalated in the course of the two weeks prior. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 110 percent. In the whole world, there was a slight growth of 19 percent.

In Argentina, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers escalated through the previous 14 days as 150 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased significantly by 110 percent. Syspeace blocked 490 brute-force attacks in Argentina.

There has been, by means of a comparison, a growth of the amount of brute-force attacks in Canada and Germany. With 3,900 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Canada has witnessed a growth of 120 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Germany, the number has gone up by 63 percent to 2,600 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 increase, so Argentina is not alone with the problem. In the last weeks there have been 19 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the last fortnight in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 14 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.

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

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

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

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