Australia Records 17 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In the past two weeks, Australia has witnessed how the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 17 percent throughout the two weeks prior, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. There was a slight growth of 19 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew throughout the 14 days prior in Australia as 2,500 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 17 percent. That means 97,000 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Australia throughout the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace. In the country’s measured history, this is the 4th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.

For the purpose of comparison, brute-force attacks in Switzerland and Hungary have shot up. With 510 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Switzerland has seen a climb of 20 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Hungary, the number has gone up by 14 percent to 540 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase, so Australia is not alone with the problem. There have been 19 percent more automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the throughout the last fortnight compared to the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 6.1 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,700,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The information is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, 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 correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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