Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Florida

In Florida, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased greatly through the last fortnight compared to the previous 14-day period. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 33 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a noticeable growth of 24 percent.

Syspeace logged 5,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Florida through the last fortnight. That means the brute-force attacks went up by 33 percent. That means 54,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Florida in the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace. In the state’s measured history, this is the 4th highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

With similar changes, brute-force attacks in Maryland and Arkansas have gone up. With 3,400 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Maryland has witnessed a climb of 34 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Arkansas, the number has grown by 31 percent to 20,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Florida is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big increase all around the USA. Throughout the last weeks there have been 24 percent more brute-force attacks than through the past two weeks in the USA. So far, this year there have been 2,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. In the course of the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has shot up by 34 percent. Simply put, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,400,000.

The information originates from Windows servers secured by Syspeace 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 enterprises, 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 ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the right one.

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