Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Illinois

In the course of the previous 14-day period, the number of automated hacking attempts in Illinois increased greatly compared to the past two weeks. According to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a climb of 69 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the whole USA, there was an escalation of 67 percent.

In Illinois, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up in the past two weeks as 140 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 69 percent. That means 1,000 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Illinois during the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for a comparison, a surge of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Iowa and Arizona. With 2,900 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Iowa has recorded a surge of 78 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Arizona, the number has risen by 33 percent to 660 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big increase, so Illinois is not alone with the problem. Throughout the last weeks there have been 67 percent more brute-force attacks than throughout the previous 14 days in the USA. Up until today, this year there have been 3,700 brute-force attacks 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. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,900,000.

The information is collected by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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