5.7 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Canada

In the course of the past two weeks, the amount of automated hacking attempts in Canada increased compared to the previous 14-day period. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 5.7 percent. In contrast, there was a slight fall of 13 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly throughout the last fortnight in Canada as 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 5.7 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Canada was 42,000. In the course of a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 12th highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

For comparison purposes, there has been a rise of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Colombia and Uruguay. With 3,500 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Colombia has witnessed a climb of 7.3 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Uruguay, the sum total has shot up by 4 percent to 220 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Canada is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased by 13 percent in the world in the course of the last fortnight. Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 7.8 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,400,000.

The statistics source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics 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.

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 checked to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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