Noticeable Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in District of Columbia Documented

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in District of Columbia increased slightly throughout the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 12 percent throughout the two weeks prior, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was a slight decline of 3.2 percent in the whole USA.

In District of Columbia, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up slightly during the previous 14-day period as 1,900 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased by 12 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in District of Columbia was 3,800. In the state’s measured history, this is the 5th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

Indiana and South Carolina have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 180 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Indiana has witnessed an increase of 17 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In South Carolina, the number has gone up by 11 percent to 190 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight drop, but District of Columbia sees the opposite. There have been 3.2 percent less brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers through the two weeks prior compared to the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have declined by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.