West Virginia Witnesses a Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

In the course of the previous 14-day period, the sum total of brute-force attacks in West Virginia built up compared to the previous 14-day period. According to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a surge of 42 percent in brute-force attacks per server. Overall, in the USA, there was an escalation of 24 percent.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly in the course of the previous 14 days in West Virginia as 3,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 42 percent. That means 9,800 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the West Virginia in the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace. In a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 7th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

For comparison purposes, New York and Maryland have been under increased attacks. With 760 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, New York has witnessed an escalation of 46 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Maryland, the amount has risen by 34 percent to 3,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

West Virginia is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have increased by 24 percent in the USA during the last fortnight. Up until today, this year there have been 2,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Throughout the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has climbed up by 34 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,400,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The data comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.