Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in North Carolina

In the course of the previous 14-day period, the amount of brute-force attacks in North Carolina increased noticeably compared to the two weeks prior. Evidence from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 71 percent. In the whole USA, there was a noticeable growth of 54 percent.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up in the past two weeks in North Carolina as 1,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 71 percent. That means 14,000 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the North Carolina in the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace. In a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 15th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

For the purpose of comparison, automated hacking attempts in New York and Arkansas have increased. With 880 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, New York has witnessed a surge of 81 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Arkansas, the number has grown by 45 percent to 7,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth, so North Carolina is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have gone up by 54 percent in the USA in the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has declined by 15 percent. That is to say, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,000,000.

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

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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