25 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in United States of America

In the course of the two weeks prior, the amount of automated hacking attempts in United States of America built up compared to the 14 days prior. The brute-force attacks have grown by 25 percent in the previous 14 days, according to information from syspeaces. There was an escalation of 23 percent in the whole world.

Syspeace logged 2,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in United States of America in the previous 14-day period. That means the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 25 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,200,000 automated hacking attempts in United States of America. In a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history, this is the 15th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

For a comparison, there has been a rise of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Hungary and Canada. With 850 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Hungary has witnessed a rise of 28 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Canada, the number has climbed up by 23 percent to 600 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big increase all around the world. That is to say, United States of America is not alone with the problem. In the last weeks there have been 23 percent more brute-force attacks than in the course of the previous 14 days in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the world. Throughout the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has risen by 31 percent. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,600,000.

The data is released from syspeaces globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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