44 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Alabama

In Alabama, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers built up in the last fortnight in comparison with the past two weeks. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 44 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In contrast, there was a slight drop of 12 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 14,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Alabama throughout the previous 14-day period. That means the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 44 percent. Syspeace blocked 69,000 brute-force attacks in Alabama. It is the 2nd highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

For comparison purposes, Connecticut and New Jersey have been under increased attacks. With 2,800 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Connecticut has witnessed an escalation of 51 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In New Jersey, the amount has shot up by 37 percent to 3,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on syspeaces have shown a slight decline, but Alabama sees the opposite. There have been 12 percent less automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers during the last fortnight compared to the last fortnight. Up until today, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. During the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has climbed up by 49 percent. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,000,000.

The information is collected by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 companies, 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 finally guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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