Mexico Sees a Big Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Mexico built up in the previous 14 days. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 28 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a big increase of 22 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up in the 14 days prior in Mexico as 130 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 28 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Mexico was 230.

There has been, for comparison, a growth of the number of brute-force attacks in Turkey and Netherlands. With 310 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Turkey has seen a surge of 31 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Netherlands, the sum total has risen by 25 percent to 78 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase, so Mexico is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have climbed up by 22 percent in the world during the past two weeks. So far, this year there have been 950 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have risen by 32 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 710,000.

The data is provided by 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 detect and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers carefully. The company is a global pioneer 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 ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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