Pennsylvania Records 25 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In Pennsylvania, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers went up in the course of the last fortnight in comparison with the previous 14-day period. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a growth of 25 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In contrast, there was a slight decrease of 3.2 percent in the whole USA.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably through the last fortnight in Pennsylvania as 4,600 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 25 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Pennsylvania was 17,000. In the state’s measured history, this is the 3rd highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period.

For comparison, Minnesota and Indiana have been under increased attacks. With 48 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Minnesota has witnessed an increase of 30 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Indiana, the amount has shot up by 17 percent to 180 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight drop all around the USA. That is to say, Pennsylvania is going against the flow. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 3.2 percent less brute-force attacks than through the last fortnight in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has diminished by 11 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 enterprises, 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 automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.