Noticeable Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in South Africa Witnessed

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in South Africa have grew slightly during the 14 days prior. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 14 percent throughout the 14 days prior, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. There was a slight increase of 12 percent in the whole world.

In South Africa, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased in the last fortnight as 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 14 percent. Syspeace blocked 61,000 brute-force attacks in South Africa. It is the 6th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

By means of a comparison, there has been a growth of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Switzerland and Romania. With 590 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Switzerland has witnessed an increase of 16 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Romania, the amount has grown by 12 percent to 1,600 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. Simply put, South Africa is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have risen by 12 percent in the world in the course of the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. During the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has climbed up by 8.1 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,800,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The evidence is provided by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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 trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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