In the USA, Delaware Records Third Greatest Rise of Brute-Force Attacks

In the course of the previous 14-day period, Delaware has witnessed how the number of brute-force attacks has soared. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 250 percent. That’s the third largest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the USA. There was a big increase of 26 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 310 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Delaware through the previous 14 days. That means the brute-force attacks escalated by 250 percent. That means 600 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Delaware through the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

In comparison, automated hacking attempts in Iowa and California have grown. With 1,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Iowa has recorded an escalation of 250 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In California, the amount has gone up by 44 percent to 810 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big increase all around the USA. That is to say, Delaware is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have gone up by 26 percent in the USA during the last fortnight. Up until now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have declined by 56 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 370,000.

The statistics source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter 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 finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.