Significant Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in USA

Throughout the previous 14-day period, USA has recorded how the amount of automated hacking attempts has increased greatly. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a climb of 42 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. Overall, in the world, there was a big increase of 47 percent.

Syspeace documented 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in USA in the course of the last fortnight. In other words, the automated hacking attempts built up by 42 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in USA was 440,000.

Poland and United Arab Emirates have – for the purpose of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 150 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Poland has witnessed a growth of 48 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In United Arab Emirates, the number has gone up by 38 percent to 430 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the world. That is to say, USA is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have gone up by 47 percent in the world in the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 9.3 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,100,000.

The statistics is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data 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 ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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