Third Greatest Rise of Automated Hacking Attempts in the world in Argentina

Through the past two weeks, Argentina has seen how the number of brute-force attacks has went up. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have gone up by 26 percent. That’s the third largest growth of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the world. However, there was a slight decline of 15 percent in the whole world.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably during the previous 14 days in Argentina as 65 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 26 percent. Syspeace blocked 160 brute-force attacks in Argentina.

For the purpose of comparison, brute-force attacks in Hungary and Canada have increased. With 270 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Hungary has witnessed a rise of 34 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Canada, the number has climbed up by 25 percent to 270 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight contraction all around the world. That is to say, Argentina is going against the flow. There have been 15 percent less automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers throughout the past two weeks compared to the two weeks prior. Up until today, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 17 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 760,000.

The evidence source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace thoroughly. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.

An automated hacking attempt 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 keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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