Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in USA

In the previous 14-day period, USA has recorded how the number of brute-force attacks has went up. The brute-force attacks have risen by 23 percent during the past two weeks, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the world, there was an escalation of 48 percent.

In USA, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably during the 14 days prior as 990 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts built up by 23 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in USA was 390,000.

For the sake of comparison, there has been an escalation of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Turkey and Norway. With 460 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Turkey has witnessed a growth of 34 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Norway, the sum total has climbed up by 21 percent to 180 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the world. That is to say, USA is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have risen by 48 percent in the world through the last fortnight. So far, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has dropped by 43 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,100,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

The data is released from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks 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 in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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