District of Columbia Sees a Whopping Growth of Automated Hacking Attempts

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in District of Columbia skyrocketed in the course of the last fortnight. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 140 percent in the course of the 14 days prior, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the USA, there was a great increase of 54 percent.

In District of Columbia, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace soared through the two weeks prior as 1,700 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts surged by 140 percent. That means 3,400 total the number of brute-force attacks in the District of Columbia in the course of the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 5th highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

There has been, for comparison, a surge of the amount of brute-force attacks in Virginia and Ohio. With 880 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Virginia has witnessed an increase of 150 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Ohio, the number has gone up by 130 percent to 130 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the USA. In other words, District of Columbia is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have risen by 54 percent in the USA in the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 15 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The evidence is provided by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

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