Noticeable Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in Michigan Recorded

In the previous 14 days, the number of brute-force attacks in Michigan increased slightly compared to the previous 14 days. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 15 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the whole USA, there was a big increase of 67 percent.

Syspeace documented 470 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Michigan through the previous 14 days. That is to say, the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 15 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,800 automated hacking attempts in Michigan.

There has been, for the purpose of comparison, a surge of the amount of brute-force attacks in Texas and Arkansas. With 900 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Texas has recorded an escalation of 16 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Arkansas, the sum total has increased by 14 percent to 6,500 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the USA. In other words, Michigan is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have climbed up by 67 percent in the USA throughout the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 3,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have increased by 2.7 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,900,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The statistics source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. 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 pioneer 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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