Noticeable Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in District of Columbia

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The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in District of Columbia grew during the last fortnight. The brute-force attacks have risen by 4.3 percent in the two weeks prior, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. At the same time, there was no change in the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in District of Columbia during the previous 14 days. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 4.3 percent. That means 200 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the District of Columbia throughout the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison, California and Iowa have been under increased attacks. With 560 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, California has recorded a surge of 5.2 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Iowa, the amount has grown by 1.2 percent to 300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Up until today, this year there have been 810 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has diminished by 52 percent. That is to say, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 320,000.

The statistics is provided 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 find and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

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

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