Arizona Records an Extreme Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Arizona have increased significantly in the course of the previous 14-day period. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 91 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the whole USA, there was an escalation of 54 percent.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased significantly in the course of the past two weeks in Arizona as 6,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts surged by 91 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Arizona was 28,000. In the state’s measured history, this is the 2nd highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.

For a comparison, brute-force attacks in Illinois and Arkansas have increased. With 2,600 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Illinois has witnessed a climb of 93 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Arkansas, the amount has increased by 74 percent to 14,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Arizona is not alone. The attacks on syspeaces have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. There have been 54 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the during the previous 14 days compared to the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 2,300 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has shot up by 51 percent. Simply put, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,200,000.

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

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.