Texas Sees a Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Texas built up throughout the past two weeks. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 69 percent in brute-force attacks per server. However, there was no change in the amount of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up during the 14 days prior in Texas as 1,800 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts went up by 69 percent. That means 48,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Texas throughout the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

By way of comparison, there has been a rise of the number of automated hacking attempts in Massachusetts and Alabama. With 900 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Massachusetts has witnessed a climb of 80 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Alabama, the sum total has increased by 47 percent to 18,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

By now, this year there have been 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. In the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has risen by 55 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,100,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The statistics source is 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 scans all the global syspeaces thoroughly. The company is a global trendsetter 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 finally get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.