25 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in USA

There’s no denying of facts — the amount of brute-force attacks in USA has increased noticeably throughout the two weeks prior. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 25 percent. In the whole world, there was a slight growth of 13 percent.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly through the 14 days prior in USA as 1,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 25 percent. Syspeace blocked 430,000 automated hacking attempts in USA.

For comparison purposes, there has been an increase of the amount of brute-force attacks in Czech Republic and Colombia. With 46 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Czech Republic has witnessed a growth of 36 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Colombia, the amount has shot up by 18 percent to 890 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the world, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase, so USA is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have grown by 13 percent in the world throughout the last fortnight. So far, this year there have been 840 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. The brute-force attacks have decreased by 30 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 610,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The information originates from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

During the automated hacking attempt, 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 right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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