In the world, Mexico Records Third Biggest Growth of Brute-Force Attacks

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Mexico built up through the previous 14 days. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 52 percent. In the world, that’s the third greatest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. However, there was a slight drop of 3.4 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably throughout the 14 days prior in Mexico as 780 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts went up by 52 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Mexico was 2,700.

For comparison purposes, there has been a climb of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Ireland and Spain. With 600 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Ireland has witnessed an escalation of 64 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Spain, the sum total has gone up by 38 percent to 600 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Mexico is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the world. There have been 3.4 percent less automated hacking attempts in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the two weeks prior compared to the previous 14-day period. Up until today, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. In the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has risen by 7.1 percent. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,300,000.

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

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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