DelawareWitnesses Second Greatest Rise in Brute-Force Attacks in the USA

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Delaware have surged through the last fortnight. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 220 percent in the last fortnight, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. That’s the second largest growth of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the USA. There was a slight escalation of 8.2 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 140 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Delaware throughout the last fortnight. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts shot up by 220 percent. Syspeace blocked 190 automated hacking attempts in Delaware.

There has been, for the sake of comparison, a growth of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Iowa and New Jersey. With 4,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Iowa has recorded a surge of 250 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In New Jersey, the number has increased by 99 percent to 450 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the USA. Simply put, Delaware is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 8.2 percent more automated hacking attempts than during the previous 14-day period in the USA. By now, this year there have been 2,100 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has decreased by 11 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The statistics source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts 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 in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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