20 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Virginia

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Virginia have increased greatly in the course of the 14 days prior. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 20 percent. There was a slight growth of 15 percent in the whole USA.

In Virginia, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up during the previous 14 days as 350 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts built up by 20 percent. Syspeace blocked 7,300 automated hacking attempts in Virginia.

In comparison, Alabama and Arkansas have been under increased attacks. With 7,400 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Alabama has seen a surge of 20 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Arkansas, the sum total has risen by 6.7 percent to 3,100 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the USA. Simply put, Virginia is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have climbed up by 15 percent in the USA throughout the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has shot up by 4.6 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 770,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The evidence is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

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