Washington Sees 5.6 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In the course of the previous 14-day period, the number of brute-force attacks in Washington increased compared to the two weeks prior. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 5.6 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In contrast, there was a slight fall of 3.2 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 4,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Washington through the two weeks prior. That means the automated hacking attempts increased by 5.6 percent. That means 39,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Washington through the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

Georgia and Maryland have – with similar changes – been under increased attacks. With 350 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Georgia has seen a growth of 9.4 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Maryland, the amount has risen by 5.8 percent to 1,400 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Washington is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have diminished by 3.2 percent in the USA in the course of the previous 14-day period. By now, this year there have been 1,900 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,000,000.

The data is collected by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, 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 ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

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