Slight Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in Virginia

In Virginia, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers grew through the previous 14-day period compared to the two weeks prior. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 7.1 percent in brute-force attacks per server. There was a big increase of 52 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 320 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Virginia in the course of the last fortnight. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 7.1 percent. Syspeace blocked 6,700 automated hacking attempts in Virginia.

In comparison, brute-force attacks in Arizona and Utah have increased. With 340 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Arizona has recorded a climb of 11 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Utah, the number has grown by 3.8 percent to 550 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Virginia is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation all around the USA. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have gone up by 52 percent in the USA in the course of the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. During the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts 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 data is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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