22 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in United Kingdom

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Through the previous 14 days, United Kingdom has witnessed how the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased greatly. The brute-force attacks have risen by 22 percent during the last fortnight, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. However, there was a slight decrease of 16 percent in the whole world.

In United Kingdom, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly throughout the previous 14-day period as 1,400 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 22 percent. That means 80,000 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the United Kingdom throughout the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, in comparison, an increase of the sum total of brute-force attacks in New Zealand and Egypt. With 16,000 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, New Zealand has witnessed a climb of 22 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Egypt, the number has grown by 19 percent to 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight decrease, but United Kingdom sees the opposite. During the last weeks, there have been 16 percent less automated hacking attempts than during the past two weeks in the world. So far, this year there have been 2,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Throughout the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased by 9.4 percent. In other words, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 2,200,000.

The statistics comes from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves firms time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace carefully. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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