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

During the 14 days prior, the sum total of brute-force attacks in Georgia went up compared to the past two weeks. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a surge of 20 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. That’s the second biggest growth of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the USA. However, there was a big decrease of 61 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 300 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Georgia in the 14 days prior. That means the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 20 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Georgia was 450.

Utah and Washington have – for the sake of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 450 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Utah has recorded an escalation of 220 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Washington, the sum total has risen by 16 percent to 6,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decline all around the USA. Simply put, Georgia is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have diminished by 61 percent in the USA in the course of the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. In the course of the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has shot up by 10 percent. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 850,000.

The data is provided by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, 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 finally guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.