Second Largest Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in the world in China

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in China have soared throughout the previous 14 days. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 100 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. That’s the second largest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the world. There was a slight growth of 16 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace registered 310 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in China through the previous 14-day period. That means the automated hacking attempts increased significantly by 100 percent. That means 340 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the China throughout the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison purposes, there has been an increase of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Switzerland and Netherlands. With 800 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Switzerland has recorded a surge of 170 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Netherlands, the sum total has increased by 95 percent to 330 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

China is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the world. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have risen by 16 percent in the world throughout the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 720 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has decreased by 40 percent. That is to say, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 540,000.

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

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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