Slight Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in Virginia Recorded

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Virginia have grew slightly through the past two weeks. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 5.7 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the whole USA, there was an escalation of 54 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly throughout the 14 days prior in Virginia as 730 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts grew by 5.7 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Virginia was 14,000.

For comparison purposes, West Virginia and Connecticut have been under increased attacks. With 2,700 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, West Virginia has recorded a rise of 8.4 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Connecticut, the sum total has shot up by 3.1 percent to 1,900 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on syspeaces have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. In other words, Virginia is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on syspeaces have increased by 54 percent in the USA during the past two weeks. So far, this year there have been 2,300 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has climbed up by 51 percent. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,200,000.

The evidence comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.