USA Witnesses a Significant Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

In USA, the number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased noticeably in the previous 14 days in comparison with the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have grown by 26 percent in the course of the last fortnight, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the whole world, there was a slight increase of 12 percent.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased greatly during the previous 14-day period in USA as 2,500 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts went up by 26 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in USA was 1,200,000. It is the 14th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

By means of a comparison, there has been an increase of the number of automated hacking attempts in Colombia and Australia. With 4,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Colombia has recorded an increase of 34 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Australia, the sum total has shot up by 21 percent to 3,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth, so USA is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have increased by 12 percent in the world during the two weeks prior. By now, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has shot up by 8.1 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,800,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

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

During the automated hacking attempt, 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 keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.