Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Virginia

In the previous 14 days, Virginia has seen how the amount of automated hacking attempts has built up. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 58 percent. In the whole USA, there was a big increase of 33 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up throughout the past two weeks in Virginia as 510 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts built up by 58 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Virginia was 11,000.

There has been, for the purpose of comparison, a growth of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Connecticut and New York. With 3,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Connecticut has recorded a climb of 63 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In New York, the number has climbed up by 57 percent to 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation, so Virginia is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have climbed up by 33 percent in the USA in the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has dropped by 59 percent. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 340,000.

The data is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An automated hacking attempt 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 right one.

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

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