Second Largest Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in the world in Spain

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Through the two weeks prior, Spain has seen how the amount of automated hacking attempts has shot up. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 140 percent in brute-force attacks per server. That’s the second greatest growth of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the world. There was a slight increase of 17 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers surged during the previous 14 days in Spain as 2,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts shot up by 140 percent. That means 35,000 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Spain in the course of the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace. In a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 3rd highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

There has been, with similar changes, an escalation of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Mexico and Australia. With 190 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Mexico has witnessed an escalation of 410 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Australia, the sum total has gone up by 82 percent to 2,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Spain is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth all around the world. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have climbed up by 17 percent in the world in the course of the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 1,700 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The automated hacking attempts have dropped by 9 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,500,000.

The information 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 information on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An brute-force attack 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 right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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