Virginia Records a Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Virginia have increased greatly through the previous 14 days. Evidence from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have shot up by 33 percent. However, there was a slight fall of 3.2 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 1,200 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Virginia through the previous 14 days. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts built up by 33 percent. That means 38,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Virginia during the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

Missouri and Minnesota have – for the sake of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 140 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Missouri has witnessed a surge of 54 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Minnesota, the number has risen by 30 percent to 48 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight fall, but Virginia sees the opposite. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased by 3.2 percent in the USA throughout the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have dropped by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,000,000.

The information is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end 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 shields companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.