8.5 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in United Arab Emirates

In the course of the previous 14-day period, the amount of automated hacking attempts in United Arab Emirates increased compared to the previous 14 days. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a surge of 8.5 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. However, there was a slight decrease of 16 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew slightly in the course of the past two weeks in United Arab Emirates as 300 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 8.5 percent. That means 300 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the United Arab Emirates in the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace. In the course of a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 2nd highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

For the sake of comparison, Israel and Indonesia have been under increased attacks. With 24 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Israel has seen an escalation of 9.1 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Indonesia, the amount has risen by 8.4 percent to 28 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

United Arab Emirates is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased by 16 percent in the world in the course of the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 2,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has climbed up by 9.4 percent. That is to say, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 2,200,000.

The information is released from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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