Slight Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Florida

Throughout the previous 14 days, Florida has witnessed how the amount of automated hacking attempts has went up slightly. The brute-force attacks have increased by 5.9 percent throughout the past two weeks, according to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. In the whole USA, there was a great increase of 54 percent.

Syspeace registered 2,400 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Florida during the previous 14-day period. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased by 5.9 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Florida was 33,000.

Illinois and Mississippi have – for the sake of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 240 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Illinois has recorded an escalation of 16 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Mississippi, the sum total has risen by 8.2 percent to 140 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the USA. Simply put, Florida is not alone with the problem. There have been 54 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the during the two weeks prior compared to the past two weeks. Up until today, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has diminished by 15 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The statistics is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.