Slight Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in District of Columbia

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in District of Columbia grew in the course of the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 3.2 percent during the previous 14-day period, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. However, there was a big decrease of 53 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 390 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in District of Columbia through the past two weeks. That means the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 3.2 percent. Syspeace blocked 390 brute-force attacks in District of Columbia.

With similar changes, there has been an escalation of the number of automated hacking attempts in Arkansas and Arizona. With 4,600 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Arkansas has seen a rise of 5.2 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Arizona, the number has grown by 5.1 percent to 210 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

District of Columbia is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. In the last weeks, there have been 53 percent less automated hacking attempts than in the course of the 14 days prior in the USA. By now, this year there have been 890 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 3.6 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 410,000.

The data is collected by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers conscientiously. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.

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

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.