Argentina Aghast by Second Biggest Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in the world

There’s no denying of facts — the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Argentina has soared throughout the previous 14 days. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 90 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the world, that’s the second largest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. At the same time, there was a big decline of 23 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 180 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Argentina in the last fortnight. That means the automated hacking attempts surged by 90 percent. That means 480 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Argentina through the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

By means of a comparison, automated hacking attempts in Italy and Belgium have gone up. With 590 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Italy has recorded an increase of 110 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Belgium, the amount has risen by 85 percent to 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big drop, but Argentina sees the opposite. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have declined by 23 percent in the world in the last fortnight. So far, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has climbed up by 9.3 percent. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 860,000.

The evidence is collected by 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 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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

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