China Sees a Big Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

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During the past two weeks, China has recorded how the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased noticeably. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 60 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. However, there was no change in the number of brute-force attacks in the whole world.

Syspeace recorded 390 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in China in the 14 days prior. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 60 percent. That means 750 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the China in the course of the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

With similar changes, Ireland and Sweden have been under increased attacks. With 600 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Ireland has witnessed an escalation of 62 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Sweden, the sum total has risen by 56 percent to 980 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have been unchanged, but, as said, China has increasing problems. By now, this year there have been 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 9.4 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The information source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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