Washington Witnesses a Noticeable Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In Washington, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers went up slightly in the last fortnight in comparison with the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have increased by 19 percent in the two weeks prior, according to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In contrast, there was a big decline of 23 percent in the whole USA.

In Washington, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew through the previous 14-day period as 3,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 19 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Washington was 20,000.

Georgia and Pennsylvania have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 340 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Georgia has seen a rise of 34 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Pennsylvania, the number has grown by 10 percent to 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decline all around the USA. Simply put, Washington is going against the flow. There have been 23 percent less brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers throughout the previous 14 days compared to the 14 days prior. By now, this year there have been 1,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 19 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 810,000.

The evidence originates from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks 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 finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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