22 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in California

The number is clear — the number of automated hacking attempts in California has built up throughout the two weeks prior. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a growth of 22 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight escalation of 19 percent.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably in the previous 14-day period in California as 2,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 22 percent. That means 85,000 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the California in the course of the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

For the sake of comparison, Rhode Island and Georgia have been under increased attacks. With 160 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Rhode Island has witnessed a growth of 26 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Georgia, the amount has shot up by 18 percent to 250 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

California is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight escalation all around the USA. There have been 19 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the course of the past two weeks compared to the 14 days prior. Up until today, this year there have been 4,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has shot up by 11 percent. In other words, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 2,100,000.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers meticulously. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

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