32 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in USA

The data is out — the number of brute-force attacks in USA has increased greatly during the past two weeks. According to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 32 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the whole world, there was a slight growth of 16 percent.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up throughout the previous 14 days in USA as 890 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 32 percent. Syspeace blocked 370,000 brute-force attacks in USA.

With similar changes, automated hacking attempts in Romania and Belgium have increased. With 1,100 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Romania has recorded a rise of 37 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Belgium, the amount has increased by 29 percent to 280 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

USA is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the world. There have been 16 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the in the previous 14 days compared to the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 720 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has dropped by 40 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 540,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The evidence is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.