22 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Colombia

In Colombia, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased noticeably in the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14-day period. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 22 percent in the course of the previous 14-day period, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the whole world, there was a slight increase of 16 percent.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up in the previous 14 days in Colombia as 930 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts built up by 22 percent. That means 8,200 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Colombia in the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

For a comparison, Spain and France have been under increased attacks. With 170 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Spain has seen an escalation of 23 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In France, the sum total has climbed up by 22 percent to 830 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Colombia is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth all around the world. There have been 16 percent more automated hacking attempts in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the in the course of the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 720 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 40 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 540,000.

The data comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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