Texas Records a Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

The report doesn’t lie — the amount of brute-force attacks in Texas has increased noticeably in the course of the previous 14-day period. The brute-force attacks have risen by 53 percent through the previous 14 days, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In the whole USA, there was a noticeable growth of 24 percent.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly during the 14 days prior in Texas as 2,800 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts built up by 53 percent. That means 79,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Texas in the course of the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace. Throughout a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 8th highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

For comparison purposes, Alabama and Georgia have been under increased attacks. With 28,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Alabama has recorded a climb of 59 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Georgia, the sum total has increased by 52 percent to 220 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation, so Texas is not alone with the problem. Throughout the last weeks there have been 24 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the past two weeks in the USA. Up until today, this year there have been 2,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have grown by 34 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,400,000.

The evidence originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks 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 correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.