Pennsylvania Records a Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In Pennsylvania, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers went up in the 14 days prior in comparison with the previous 14-day period. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 44 percent. Overall, in the USA, there was a great increase of 54 percent.

Syspeace logged 160 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Pennsylvania throughout the two weeks prior. In other words, the automated hacking attempts went up by 44 percent. That means 1,300 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Pennsylvania throughout the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, in comparison, an escalation of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Massachusetts and Ohio. With 550 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Massachusetts has recorded an escalation of 72 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Ohio, the number has grown by 38 percent to 160 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation, so Pennsylvania is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 54 percent more automated hacking attempts than through the previous 14 days in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 2,300 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has risen by 51 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,200,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The information is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer 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 finally get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.