31 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Australia

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Through the two weeks prior, Australia has recorded how the amount of brute-force attacks has built up. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 31 percent. However, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly during the 14 days prior in Australia as 1,700 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 31 percent. Syspeace blocked 69,000 automated hacking attempts in Australia. Throughout a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 12th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

There has been, for the purpose of comparison, a rise of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Turkey and Argentina. With 1,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Turkey has recorded a rise of 43 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Argentina, the amount has increased by 29 percent to 200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

So far, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has decreased by 9.4 percent. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,600,000.

The information is provided by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace carefully. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks.

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 inspected to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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