3.4 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in USA

In USA, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers grew slightly throughout the past two weeks in comparison with the previous 14-day period. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 3.4 percent in the course of the last fortnight, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. However, there was a big decrease of 25 percent in the whole world.

In USA, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly through the previous 14-day period as 1,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 3.4 percent. Syspeace blocked 400,000 brute-force attacks in USA.

There has been, for the purpose of comparison, an escalation of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Norway and Finland. With 190 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Norway has seen a surge of 11 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Finland, the number has climbed up by 5.6 percent to 360 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

USA is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the world. During the last weeks, there have been 25 percent less automated hacking attempts than during the past two weeks in the world. Up until today, this year there have been 1,100 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has declined by 43 percent. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the world that were blocked by Syspeace was 780,000.

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 enterprises to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, 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 automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

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

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