Steep Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Tennessee

In Tennessee, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers soared through the past two weeks in comparison with the 14 days prior. Evidence from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 160 percent. In the whole USA, there was a great increase of 54 percent.

Syspeace documented 690 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Tennessee in the previous 14 days. That means the brute-force attacks shot up by 160 percent. Syspeace blocked 690 automated hacking attempts in Tennessee. In the course of a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 10th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Nevada and Virginia have – for the purpose of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 470 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Nevada has witnessed an escalation of 200 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Virginia, the number has increased by 150 percent to 880 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Tennessee is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shot up by 54 percent in the USA during the past two weeks. So far, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has diminished by 15 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The statistics comes from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, 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 automated hacking attempt, 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 systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.