Extreme Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in California

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in California increased extremely in the 14 days prior. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 90 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the whole USA, there was a great increase of 54 percent.

Syspeace registered 4,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in California through the previous 14 days. That means the automated hacking attempts increased significantly by 90 percent. Syspeace blocked 180,000 brute-force attacks in California. Throughout a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 3rd highest number of brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Utah and Michigan have – with similar changes – been under increased attacks. With 1,500 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Utah has seen an escalation of 110 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Michigan, the amount has gone up by 85 percent to 780 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase all around the USA. That is to say, California is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have increased by 54 percent in the USA during the 14 days prior. Up until today, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 15 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,000,000.

The statistics is released from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.