Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in South Carolina

The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in South Carolina increased greatly throughout the previous 14-day period. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 24 percent in brute-force attacks per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight increase of 8.2 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up in the course of the two weeks prior in South Carolina as 160 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 24 percent. Syspeace blocked 460 brute-force attacks in South Carolina.

With similar changes, there has been an escalation of the number of automated hacking attempts in Ohio and Nebraska. With 130 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Ohio has seen a growth of 24 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Nebraska, the sum total has shot up by 22 percent to 130 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

South Carolina is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the USA. In the course of the last weeks there have been 8.2 percent more automated hacking attempts than through the past two weeks in the USA. So far, this year there have been 2,100 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 declined by 11 percent. That is to say, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,000,000.

The information is collected by 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 information on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator 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 finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.