Slight Growth of Brute-Force Attacks in Virginia Recorded

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Virginia have went up slightly in the past two weeks. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a growth of 16 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight escalation of 5.3 percent.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased slightly through the two weeks prior in Virginia as 290 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 16 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Virginia was 6,500.

For comparison, there has been an escalation of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Kentucky and Iowa. With 230 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Kentucky has recorded a climb of 16 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Iowa, the number has shot up by 16 percent to 620 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Virginia is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have grown by 5.3 percent in the USA in the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 5.1 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 710,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The evidence source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks 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.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.