21 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in USA

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in USA have increased greatly throughout the 14 days prior. The brute-force attacks have risen by 21 percent through the past two weeks, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the world, there was a slight escalation of 17 percent.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers built up throughout the past two weeks in USA as 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 21 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,100,000 brute-force attacks in USA.

For the sake of comparison, there has been a climb of the number of brute-force attacks in Brazil and Argentina. With 690 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Brazil has recorded a climb of 22 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Argentina, the number has grown by 17 percent to 64 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation, so USA is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have increased by 17 percent in the world through the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The brute-force attacks have decreased by 9 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,500,000.

The data comes from 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 data on brute-force attacks 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 checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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