Alabama Records a Significant Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Alabama have went up throughout the 14 days prior. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 35 percent. In contrast, there was no change in the sum total of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased greatly during the previous 14 days in Alabama as 16,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 35 percent. Syspeace blocked 75,000 brute-force attacks in Alabama. It is the 3rd highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

There has been, in comparison, a climb of the number of automated hacking attempts in Colorado and West Virginia. With 46 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Colorado has witnessed a surge of 61 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In West Virginia, the number has increased by 34 percent to 6,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Up until today, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have declined by 9.6 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 920,000.

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

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.