Big Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in USA

Throughout the previous 14 days, USA has seen how the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased greatly. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have gone up by 32 percent. Overall, in the world, there was a slight escalation of 20 percent.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up through the past two weeks in USA as 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 32 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in USA was 490,000.

For the sake of comparison, there has been a climb of the amount of brute-force attacks in Romania and Indonesia. With 1,100 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Romania has seen a rise of 33 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Indonesia, the number has climbed up by 26 percent to 110 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the world. In other words, USA is not alone with the problem. There have been 20 percent more brute-force attacks in the world on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the through the previous 14 days compared to the two weeks prior. So far, this year there have been 880 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 650,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer 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 in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.