Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in USA

Through the 14 days prior, USA has witnessed how the amount of brute-force attacks has increased noticeably. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a growth of 39 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the whole world, there was a slight growth of 19 percent.

Syspeace registered 2,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in USA during the previous 14 days. That means the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 39 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in USA was 1,000,000.

For comparison, Argentina and Colombia have been under increased attacks. With 120 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Argentina has witnessed a growth of 41 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Colombia, the amount has shot up by 35 percent to 3,100 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation, so USA is not alone with the problem. There have been 19 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the course of the two weeks prior compared to the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. During the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has climbed up by 6.1 percent. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the world was 1,700,000.

The evidence comes from 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 automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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