Whopping Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in Utah

During the previous 14 days, the number of automated hacking attempts in Utah skyrocketed compared to the 14 days prior. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 80 percent during the previous 14-day period, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In the whole USA, there was a big increase of 24 percent.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased significantly in the course of the last fortnight in Utah as 12,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased extremely by 80 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Utah was 30,000. In the state’s measured history, this is the 3rd highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.

For comparison purposes, automated hacking attempts in Kentucky and North Carolina have climbed up. With 390 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Kentucky has recorded an escalation of 120 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In North Carolina, the amount has grown by 78 percent to 900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation, so Utah is not alone with the problem. There have been 24 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the throughout the previous 14 days compared to the previous 14-day period. By now, this year there have been 2,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has gone up by 34 percent. Simply put, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,400,000.

The information is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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