Slight Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in Virginia Documented

In Virginia, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers went up slightly in the course of the previous 14 days in comparison with the previous 14 days. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 20 percent. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight escalation of 14 percent.

In Virginia, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased slightly during the previous 14 days as 690 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 20 percent. Syspeace blocked 12,000 brute-force attacks in Virginia.

With similar changes, automated hacking attempts in California and Michigan have gone up. With 1,900 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, California has recorded a climb of 23 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Michigan, the number has gone up by 20 percent to 310 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase, so Virginia is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on syspeaces have risen by 14 percent in the USA in the 14 days prior. So far, 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 amount of automated hacking attempts has grown by 54 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 780,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The evidence comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms 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 brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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 checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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