47 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Alabama

In the course of the 14 days prior, Alabama has witnessed how the number of automated hacking attempts has increased greatly. According to evidence from syspeaces, there was a rise of 47 percent in brute-force attacks per server. However, there was no change in the number of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 18,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Alabama throughout the 14 days prior. That means the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 47 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Alabama was 82,000. It is the 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 the purpose of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Texas and Virginia have grown. With 1,800 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Texas has witnessed a climb of 69 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Virginia, the sum total has gone up by 41 percent to 1,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

So far, this year there have been 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have risen by 55 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,100,000.

The data is collected by Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves firms time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global syspeaces carefully. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks.

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 checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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