Georgia Records 4.5 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

Through the last fortnight, the number of brute-force attacks in Georgia increased slightly compared to the previous 14-day period. Evidence from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 4.5 percent. Overall, in the USA, there was a big increase of 33 percent.

Syspeace logged 210 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Georgia in the course of the last fortnight. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts grew by 4.5 percent. Syspeace blocked 230 automated hacking attempts in Georgia.

There has been, with similar changes, a surge of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Arkansas and California. With 4,100 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Arkansas has witnessed a surge of 12 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In California, the number has risen by 11 percent to 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth, so Georgia is not alone with the problem. There have been 33 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the past two weeks compared to the previous 14-day period. By now, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has dropped by 59 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 340,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information is released from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.