110 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in South Carolina

In South Carolina, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers soared throughout the two weeks prior in comparison with the two weeks prior. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 110 percent through the two weeks prior, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was a big fall of 24 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 120 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in South Carolina through the previous 14 days. In other words, the brute-force attacks escalated by 110 percent. Syspeace blocked 270 brute-force attacks in South Carolina.

By means of a comparison, New York and Nebraska have been under increased attacks. With 490 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, New York has seen a surge of 110 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Nebraska, the sum total has climbed up by 91 percent to 110 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decrease all around the USA. That is to say, South Carolina is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have declined by 24 percent in the USA during the two weeks prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,300 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have grown by 21 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 670,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The information comes from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts.

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

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.