28 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Florida

Through the two weeks prior, Florida has seen how the number of brute-force attacks has built up. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 28 percent in the course of the last fortnight, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight growth of 11 percent.

Syspeace logged 2,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Florida in the course of the past two weeks. That means the automated hacking attempts went up by 28 percent. Syspeace blocked 36,000 automated hacking attempts in Florida.

With similar changes, automated hacking attempts in Nebraska and Massachusetts have shot up. With 210 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Nebraska has recorded a climb of 29 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Massachusetts, the sum total has increased by 22 percent to 680 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the USA. In other words, Florida is not alone with the problem. There have been 11 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the during the two weeks prior compared to the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 7.5 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,100,000.

The statistics originates from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace thoroughly. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.