USA Sees 4.1 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In USA, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers grew during the last fortnight in comparison with the previous 14-day period. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 4.1 percent. There was a slight increase of 19 percent in the whole world.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly in the course of the previous 14-day period in USA as 1,600 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew by 4.1 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in USA was 870,000.

There has been, by way of comparison, a surge of the amount of brute-force attacks in Norway and Spain. With 360 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Norway has recorded a climb of 4.4 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Spain, the number has gone up by 1.7 percent to 330 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase, so USA is not alone with the problem. There have been 19 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the in the course of the previous 14 days compared to the 14 days prior. Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 14 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,600,000.

The statistics comes 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 find and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

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