Canada Witnesses an Extreme Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Canada surged in the course of the previous 14 days. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 110 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a noticeable growth of 47 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased significantly in the previous 14-day period in Canada as 1,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased extremely by 110 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Canada was 26,000.

There has been, for the purpose of comparison, a growth of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Australia and Uruguay. With 3,900 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Australia has recorded an increase of 120 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Uruguay, the amount has climbed up by 83 percent to 38 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the world. Simply put, Canada is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have increased by 47 percent in the world throughout the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Throughout the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has grown by 9.3 percent. Simply put, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,100,000.

The information is released from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

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

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