Arizona Witnesses a Noticeable Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

During the past two weeks, the number of brute-force attacks in Arizona increased compared to the previous 14-day period. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a surge of 3.4 percent in brute-force attacks per server. There was an escalation of 24 percent in the whole USA.

In Arizona, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased slightly during the past two weeks as 840 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 3.4 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Arizona was 2,400.

By means of a comparison, Iowa and Connecticut have been under increased attacks. With 1,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Iowa has seen a rise of 16 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Connecticut, the sum total has risen by 5.7 percent to 3,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the USA. Simply put, Arizona is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shot up by 24 percent in the USA through the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 2,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 34 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,400,000.

The data originates from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight automated hacking attempts. 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.

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

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.