Second Biggest Growth of Brute-Force Attacks in the world in Spain

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Spain soared in the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 290 percent in the course of the previous 14 days, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. That’s the second biggest growth of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the world. There was a great increase of 47 percent in the whole world.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased extremely throughout the previous 14 days in Spain as 750 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks soared by 290 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Spain was 11,000.

Hong Kong and Georgia have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 130 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Hong Kong has seen a surge of 350 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Georgia, the amount has gone up by 230 percent to 600 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the world. In other words, Spain is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 47 percent more brute-force attacks than through the 14 days prior in the world. So far, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 9.3 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,100,000.

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

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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