Slight Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Texas

The report doesn’t lie — the sum total of brute-force attacks in Texas has grew in the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 16 percent through the past two weeks, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the USA, there was a great increase of 67 percent.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew during the last fortnight in Texas as 900 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 16 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Texas was 26,000.

By means of a comparison, brute-force attacks in New Jersey and Michigan have increased. With 600 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, New Jersey has seen a climb of 17 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Michigan, the number has gone up by 15 percent to 470 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the USA. In other words, Texas is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have climbed up by 67 percent in the USA during the 14 days prior. So far, 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 sum total of automated hacking attempts has increased by 2.7 percent. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,900,000.

The data is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, 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 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 checked to find the correct one.

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