Noticeable Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in United Kingdom Witnessed

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in United Kingdom have grew slightly in the two weeks prior. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 8.4 percent in the course of the past two weeks, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. Overall, in the world, there was a slight increase of 12 percent.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly in the course of the past two weeks in United Kingdom as 2,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased by 8.4 percent. That means 150,000 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the United Kingdom throughout the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace. In a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 12th highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Mexico and Italy have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 280 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Mexico has recorded a rise of 9.9 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Italy, the sum total has grown by 5.2 percent to 740 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation, so United Kingdom is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have grown by 12 percent in the world through the previous 14-day period. So far, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Throughout the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has shot up by 8.1 percent. In other words, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,800,000.

The statistics comes from 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 firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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 correct one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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