GeorgiaSees Second Biggest Rise in Brute-Force Attacks in the USA

The data is out — the sum total of brute-force attacks in Georgia has increased noticeably during the past two weeks. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a rise of 60 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the USA, that’s the second greatest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. In contrast, there was a big decline of 22 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 120 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Georgia in the 14 days prior. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 60 percent. Syspeace blocked 120 automated hacking attempts in Georgia.

Massachusetts and Arizona have – by means of a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 1,100 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Massachusetts has seen a climb of 100 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Arizona, the sum total has gone up by 21 percent to 260 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big fall, but Georgia sees the opposite. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 22 percent less automated hacking attempts than throughout the previous 14-day period in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 950 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. In the course of the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has remained unchanged. That is to say, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 420,000.

The information is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, 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 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 inspected to find the right one.

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