Mississippi Witnesses 6.2 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Mississippi went up slightly in the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 6.2 percent in the course of the 14 days prior, according to evidence from syspeaces. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight increase of 5 percent.

In Mississippi, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew slightly in the course of the 14 days prior as 77 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 6.2 percent. That means 260 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Mississippi throughout the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison, there has been a surge of the amount of brute-force attacks in Texas and Indiana. With 1,400 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Texas has witnessed an increase of 9.3 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Indiana, the amount has risen by 8.2 percent to 210 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on syspeaces have shown a slight escalation, so Mississippi is not alone with the problem. There have been 5 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the throughout the past two weeks compared to the last fortnight. Up until today, this year there have been 1,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 67 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 730,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The statistics comes from syspeaces globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, 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 brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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