Washington Sees a Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

In Washington, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased noticeably throughout the two weeks prior compared to the 14 days prior. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 28 percent. In the whole USA, there was a noticeable growth of 54 percent.

Syspeace logged 7,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Washington in the course of the previous 14-day period. That means the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 28 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Washington was 55,000. Throughout a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 11th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

There has been, by means of a comparison, an increase of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Utah and Louisiana. With 12,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Utah has seen a growth of 34 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Louisiana, the number has grown by 16 percent to 24 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big increase all around the USA. That is to say, Washington is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have gone up by 54 percent in the USA through the two weeks prior. Up until 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 sum total of automated hacking attempts has risen by 51 percent. In other words, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,200,000.

The information is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.