Argentina Witnesses Second Largest Rise in Brute-Force Attacks in the world

The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Argentina increased significantly through the previous 14-day period. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 260 percent. That’s the second greatest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the world. At the same time, there was a big decrease of 35 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 190 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Argentina throughout the previous 14 days. That means the automated hacking attempts surged by 260 percent. Syspeace blocked 350 brute-force attacks in Argentina.

There has been, by way of comparison, a growth of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Italy and Finland. With 2,700 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Italy has recorded a climb of 1,600 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Finland, the number has climbed up by 180 percent to 360 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decrease all around the world. That is to say, Argentina is going against the flow. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 35 percent less automated hacking attempts than throughout the last fortnight in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 620 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 35 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 470,000.

The information originates from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks.

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 avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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