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

Data brute-force attacks on Windows servers in United States of America have increased greatly throughout the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 7.5 percent during the last fortnight. There was a great increase of 4.9 percent in the world.

Syspeace logged 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in United States of America through the previous 14-day period. That is to say, the brute-force attacks built up by 7.5 percent. That means 870,000 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the United States of America through the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison, Belgium and Egypt have been under increased attacks. With 590 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Belgium has recorded a growth of 13 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Egypt, the amount has risen by 6 percent to 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

United States of America is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace Windows servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the world. There have been 4.9 percent more automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured servers in the course of the last fortnight compared to the two weeks before. Up until now, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has climbed up by 50 percent. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,200,000.

The evidence source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and keep away. Syspeace monitors meticulously all the Syspeace-secured servers globally. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, the company is a global pioneer on the topic.

A brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

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

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