16 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in USA

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In USA, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers went up slightly during the two weeks prior in comparison with the previous 14-day period. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 16 percent. There was a slight increase of 14 percent in the whole world.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew slightly in the course of the two weeks prior in USA as 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased by 16 percent. That means 1,000,000 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA in the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

In comparison, there has been a climb of the number of automated hacking attempts in Poland and Spain. With 490 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Poland has witnessed a surge of 22 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Spain, the sum total has risen by 12 percent to 340 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the world. In other words, USA is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shot up by 14 percent in the world during the two weeks prior. By now, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has diminished by 18 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,300,000 brute-force attacks in the world.

The information is collected by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace thoroughly. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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