Georgia Sees 40 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In Georgia, the number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased noticeably in the previous 14 days in comparison with the last fortnight. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 40 percent throughout the previous 14-day period, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In the whole USA, there was a noticeable growth of 54 percent.

In Georgia, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up through the previous 14-day period as 320 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts went up by 40 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Georgia was 1,900.

There has been, by means of a comparison, a rise of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in South Carolina and Iowa. With 170 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, South Carolina has witnessed an escalation of 43 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Iowa, the sum total has climbed up by 36 percent to 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Georgia is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big increase all around the USA. During the last weeks there have been 54 percent more brute-force attacks than in the course of the past two weeks in the USA. So far, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has diminished by 15 percent. Simply put, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,000,000.

The information is released from Windows servers secured by Syspeace 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 enterprises, 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 firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.