Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in Georgia

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Georgia have increased greatly in the course of the last fortnight. The brute-force attacks have risen by 42 percent during the two weeks prior, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight growth of 15 percent.

In Georgia, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably in the previous 14 days as 190 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 42 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Georgia was 700.

For comparison purposes, there has been a rise of the number of brute-force attacks in Michigan and California. With 690 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Michigan has recorded an escalation of 45 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In California, the amount has climbed up by 35 percent to 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the USA. In other words, Georgia is not alone with the problem. There have been 15 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the previous 14-day period compared to the two weeks prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. In the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has climbed up by 4.6 percent. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 770,000.

The information is released 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 evidence 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 brute-force attack, 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 right one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.