Extreme Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Michigan

The data is out — the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Michigan has soared during the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have grown by 85 percent throughout the previous 14 days, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the USA, there was an escalation of 54 percent.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased extremely throughout the last fortnight in Michigan as 780 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased extremely by 85 percent. Syspeace blocked 3,000 automated hacking attempts in Michigan.

There has been, for comparison, an increase of the amount of automated hacking attempts in California and New York. With 4,100 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, California has witnessed an increase of 90 percent compared to the last fortnight. In New York, the sum total has shot up by 81 percent to 880 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big increase, so Michigan is not alone with the problem. Throughout the last weeks there have been 54 percent more automated hacking attempts than throughout the 14 days prior in the USA. So far, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 15 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The information originates from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers carefully. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.

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

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