Slight Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Virginia

There\’s no denying of facts — the sum total of brute-force attacks in Virginia has went up slightly during the two weeks prior. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an increase of 12 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a slight decrease of 4 percent in the whole USA.

In Virginia, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew slightly throughout the two weeks prior as 240 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased by 12 percent. That means 6,300 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Virginia in the course of the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, by means of a comparison, an escalation of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Arkansas and Utah. With 4,300 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Arkansas has recorded a rise of 14 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Utah, the number has climbed up by 7.4 percent to 990 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight decline all around the USA. Simply put, Virginia is going against the flow. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 4 percent less brute-force attacks than during the two weeks prior in the USA. Up until today, this year there have been 940 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 54 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 360,000.

The data is released 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 brute-force attacks. 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.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.