Virginia Aghast by Third Greatest Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA

In Virginia, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers escalated in the two weeks prior compared to the previous 14 days. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have gone up by 94 percent. In the USA, that’s the third greatest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. In the whole USA, there was a great increase of 67 percent.

Syspeace documented 13,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Virginia during the 14 days prior. That means the brute-force attacks soared by 94 percent. That means 260,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Virginia in the course of the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace. In the state’s measured history, this is the highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

There has been, for the purpose of comparison, a rise of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Connecticut and Nebraska. With 34,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Connecticut has witnessed an increase of 360 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Nebraska, the number has shot up by 91 percent to 400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth, so Virginia is not alone with the problem. In the last weeks there have been 67 percent more automated hacking attempts than during the 14 days prior in the USA. Up until today, this year there have been 3,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 2.7 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,900,000.

The evidence is provided by Windows servers secured by Syspeace 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.

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

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.