Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in Washington

In Washington, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased greatly in the course of the last fortnight compared to the two weeks prior. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a growth of 40 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the whole USA, there was a noticeable growth of 52 percent.

In Washington, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up through the past two weeks as 8,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 40 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Washington was 37,000. Throughout a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 7th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

For comparison, there has been an increase of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Michigan and Texas. With 1,600 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Michigan has recorded a surge of 46 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Texas, the amount has shot up by 40 percent to 1,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Washington is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. There have been 52 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the two weeks prior compared to the last fortnight. Up until today, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has grown by 1.3 percent. In other words, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,100,000.

The information source is Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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

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