Unprecedented Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Virginia, USA

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Virginia soared through the two weeks prior. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 240 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the USA, that’s the greatest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. In the whole USA, there was an escalation of 48 percent.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace surged through the past two weeks in Virginia as 1,700 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased extremely by 240 percent. That means 41,000 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Virginia in the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace. In a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 5th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

There has been, for comparison, a rise of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in West Virginia and Colorado. With 6,100 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, West Virginia has witnessed an escalation of 220 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Colorado, the number has gone up by 180 percent to 580 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase, so Virginia is not alone with the problem. There have been 48 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the throughout the two weeks prior compared to the two weeks prior. By now, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has dropped by 50 percent. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 680,000.

The statistics is collected 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 automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts 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 ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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

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