Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in North Carolina

In the course of the past two weeks, North Carolina has witnessed how the amount of automated hacking attempts has went up. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 42 percent. In contrast, there was a big drop of 31 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on syspeaces went up throughout the last fortnight in North Carolina as 720 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks built up by 42 percent. Syspeace blocked 8,700 brute-force attacks in North Carolina.

By means of a comparison, brute-force attacks in South Carolina and Arizona have increased. With 180 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, South Carolina has witnessed a rise of 67 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Arizona, the amount has grown by 35 percent to 760 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big drop, but North Carolina sees the opposite. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have declined by 31 percent in the USA through the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 72 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 630,000.

The statistics comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

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