Argentina Records a Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The data is out — the sum total of brute-force attacks in Argentina has built up in the last fortnight. The brute-force attacks have risen by 41 percent during the previous 14 days, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. There was a slight increase of 19 percent in the whole world.

In Argentina, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased greatly throughout the previous 14-day period as 120 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks went up by 41 percent. That means 350 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Argentina throughout the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, by way of comparison, an escalation of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Sweden and USA. With 2,300 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Sweden has seen a rise of 43 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In USA, the number has grown by 39 percent to 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Argentina is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the world. There have been 19 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the throughout the previous 14 days compared to the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,900 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has gone up by 6.1 percent. Simply put, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,700,000.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 businesses, 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 eventually get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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

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