United Arab Emirates Records 31 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In United Arab Emirates, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased greatly throughout the 14 days prior in comparison with the last fortnight. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a growth of 31 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was a slight growth of 14 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably through the previous 14 days in United Arab Emirates as 220 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 31 percent. That means 220 total the number of brute-force attacks in the United Arab Emirates through the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace. In the country’s measured history, this is the 8th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

Spain and Turkey have – for a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 810 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Spain has recorded a surge of 35 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Turkey, the number has shot up by 27 percent to 770 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth all around the world. In other words, United Arab Emirates is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 14 percent more automated hacking attempts than through the previous 14-day period in the world. So far, this year there have been 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. In the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has increased by 6.6 percent. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,400,000.

The statistics source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves companies 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 carefully. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data 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 inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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