47 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Georgia

In the course of the previous 14 days, the number of automated hacking attempts in Georgia built up compared to the two weeks prior. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a surge of 47 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. Overall, in the USA, there was an escalation of 48 percent.

Syspeace documented 310 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Georgia in the last fortnight. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 47 percent. Syspeace blocked 310 automated hacking attempts in Georgia.

With similar changes, Utah and California have been under increased attacks. With 380 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Utah has seen a climb of 51 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In California, the amount has grown by 46 percent to 2,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Georgia is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have climbed up by 48 percent in the USA in the course of the 14 days prior. Up until today, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has dropped by 50 percent. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 680,000.

The statistics comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.