Hong Kong in the world Sees Second Greatest Rise in Automated Hacking Attempts
During the previous 14-day period, the amount of brute-force attacks in Hong Kong soared compared to the last fortnight. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 220 percent. That’s the second greatest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the world. In the whole world, there was a slight increase of 19 percent.
The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace surged in the previous 14 days in Hong Kong as 120 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts shot up by 220 percent. Syspeace blocked 180 brute-force attacks in Hong Kong. In a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 13th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.
There has been, in comparison, an increase of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in South Africa and Honduras. With 4,400 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, South Africa has recorded an increase of 450 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Honduras, the amount has climbed up by 210 percent to 560 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.
The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the world. Simply put, Hong Kong is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have grown by 19 percent in the world through the two weeks prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 14 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.
The information source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.
An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.
To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.