District of Columbia Sees 9.9 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

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In District of Columbia, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers went up slightly through the 14 days prior in comparison with the last fortnight. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 9.9 percent through the two weeks prior, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. At the same time, there was a slight decline of 11 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased slightly during the 14 days prior in District of Columbia as 390 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew by 9.9 percent. Syspeace blocked 390 brute-force attacks in District of Columbia.

For comparison, brute-force attacks in Maine and Rhode Island have climbed up. With 260 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Maine has witnessed a surge of 12 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Rhode Island, the amount has grown by 9.1 percent to 160 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

District of Columbia is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 11 percent less automated hacking attempts than during the past two weeks in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Throughout the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has showed no change. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 750,000.

The data is released from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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