USA Sees 15 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in USA have grew slightly in the past two weeks. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 15 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was no change in the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly through the last fortnight in USA as 1,900 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 15 percent. That means 960,000 total the number of brute-force attacks in the USA throughout the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

With similar changes, Norway and Spain have been under increased attacks. With 420 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Norway has witnessed a surge of 18 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Spain, the amount has climbed up by 13 percent to 370 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

So far, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 9.4 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The statistics 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 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 eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.