Slight Growth of Brute-Force Attacks in United Kingdom Logged

The report doesn’t lie — the number of brute-force attacks in United Kingdom has went up slightly through the previous 14 days. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 17 percent. Overall, in the world, there was an escalation of 47 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly through the previous 14-day period in United Kingdom as 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 17 percent. Syspeace blocked 69,000 automated hacking attempts in United Kingdom.

For the purpose of comparison, Ireland and Egypt have been under increased attacks. With 410 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Ireland has seen a rise of 22 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Egypt, the number has gone up by 6.4 percent to 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big increase all around the world. In other words, United Kingdom is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have risen by 47 percent in the world through the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 9.3 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,100,000.

The evidence is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks 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 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 right one.

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

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