Unprecedented Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Delaware, USA

The number is clear — the number of brute-force attacks in Delaware has increased extremely during the last fortnight. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 1,100 percent in brute-force attacks per server. Such rise in automated hacking attempts on Windows servers is unprecedented anywhere else in the USA. However, there was no change in the sum total of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

In Delaware, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased extremely throughout the 14 days prior as 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks surged by 1,100 percent. That means 3,100 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Delaware throughout the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 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.

For comparison purposes, there has been a rise of the number of brute-force attacks in District of Columbia and Massachusetts. With 1,800 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, District of Columbia has seen a climb of 300 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Massachusetts, the number has increased by 210 percent to 550 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

By now, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information is released 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 brute-force attacks 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.

An automated hacking attempt 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 right one.

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