Slight Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in West Virginia Logged

The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in West Virginia grew slightly through the previous 14 days. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 8.4 percent during the 14 days prior, according to statistics from syspeaces. Overall, in the USA, there was a great increase of 54 percent.

The number of attacks on syspeaces grew in the course of the previous 14-day period in West Virginia as 2,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 8.4 percent. Syspeace blocked 8,000 automated hacking attempts in West Virginia. Throughout a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 7th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

There has been, in comparison, a rise of the number of brute-force attacks in Louisiana and Virginia. With 24 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Louisiana has recorded a climb of 16 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Virginia, the number has risen by 5.7 percent to 730 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on syspeaces have shown a great increase, so West Virginia is not alone with the problem. There have been 54 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the during the past two weeks compared to the 14 days prior. Up until today, this year there have been 2,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 51 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,200,000.

The evidence originates from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global syspeaces conscientiously. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

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

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