Spain Sees an Extreme Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

In Spain, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers escalated throughout the two weeks prior compared to the last fortnight. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 91 percent through the 14 days prior, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the world, there was a slight increase of 19 percent.

In Spain, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace skyrocketed throughout the previous 14 days as 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts surged by 91 percent. That means 24,000 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Spain during the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 5th highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

For comparison purposes, brute-force attacks in Romania and Canada have climbed up. With 1,400 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Romania has seen a growth of 92 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Canada, the sum total has risen by 49 percent to 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation all around the world. In other words, Spain is not alone with the problem. There have been 19 percent more automated hacking attempts in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the last fortnight compared to the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 6.1 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,700,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The data is released 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 tracks 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 automated hacking attempts.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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