48 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Utah

Throughout the previous 14 days, the number of brute-force attacks in Utah built up compared to the two weeks prior. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 48 percent throughout the last fortnight, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In the whole USA, there was a slight increase of 5 percent.

In Utah, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up through the previous 14 days as 6,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts built up by 48 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Utah was 17,000.

In comparison, there has been a surge of the sum total of brute-force attacks in New York and Virginia. With 610 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, New York has recorded a surge of 51 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Virginia, the number has shot up by 43 percent to 640 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth, so Utah is not alone with the problem. Throughout the last weeks there have been 5 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the past two weeks in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 1,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. In the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has shot up by 67 percent. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 730,000.

The statistics is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.