19 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Virginia

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Virginia have grew slightly in the course of the previous 14-day period. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 19 percent. At the same time, there was a slight decline of 12 percent in the whole USA.

In Virginia, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew slightly in the course of the two weeks prior as 870 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 19 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Virginia was 18,000.

By means of a comparison, there has been an escalation of the number of automated hacking attempts in Oregon and Rhode Island. With 1,200 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Oregon has witnessed a surge of 21 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Rhode Island, the amount has climbed up by 17 percent to 970 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight drop, but Virginia sees the opposite. There have been 12 percent less brute-force attacks in the USA on syspeaces in the course of the two weeks prior compared to the 14 days prior. Up until today, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have increased by 49 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,000,000.

The evidence is provided by 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 businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks 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 finally guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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