5.4 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Florida

In the course of the two weeks prior, the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Florida grew slightly compared to the last fortnight. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a rise of 5.4 percent in brute-force attacks per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a big increase of 67 percent.

In Florida, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased in the two weeks prior as 2,500 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased by 5.4 percent. That means 36,000 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Florida throughout the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

By means of a comparison, there has been a growth of the amount of brute-force attacks in Washington and Indiana. With 5,300 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Washington has recorded an escalation of 6.2 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Indiana, the sum total has grown by 2.5 percent to 480 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Florida is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the USA. In the course of the last weeks there have been 67 percent more brute-force attacks than throughout the last fortnight in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 3,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has grown by 2.7 percent. In other words, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,900,000.

The data source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data 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 in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.