Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in California

In the course of the previous 14-day period, the amount of automated hacking attempts in California built up compared to the two weeks prior. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 21 percent. However, there was a big decline of 23 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 3,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in California through the two weeks prior. That means the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 21 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in California was 140,000. In the state’s measured history, this is the 7th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.

For comparison, automated hacking attempts in Rhode Island and Iowa have increased. With 200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Rhode Island has seen a climb of 25 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Iowa, the sum total has increased by 21 percent to 3,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big decline, but California sees the opposite. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 23 percent less brute-force attacks than in the past two weeks in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 7.8 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 880,000.

The evidence source is 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 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 automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.