ChinaSees Second Biggest Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in the world

In the course of the last fortnight, China has witnessed how the number of brute-force attacks has soared. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 79 percent through the previous 14 days, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. That’s the second largest increase of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the world. In contrast, there was a big fall of 41 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 880 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in China during the previous 14 days. That is to say, the brute-force attacks surged by 79 percent. Syspeace blocked 880 automated hacking attempts in China.

In comparison, Italy and Indonesia have been under increased attacks. With 280 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Italy has seen a surge of 120 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Indonesia, the sum total has grown by 79 percent to 35 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

China is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the world. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 41 percent less automated hacking attempts than throughout the past two weeks in the world. By now, this year there have been 1,300 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 10 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,100,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The data is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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