West Virginia Witnesses a Slight Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

There’s no denying of facts — the amount of brute-force attacks in West Virginia has increased throughout the previous 14 days. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a rise of 10 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a big drop of 61 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 5,500 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in West Virginia throughout the previous 14-day period. That means the brute-force attacks increased by 10 percent. Syspeace blocked 12,000 automated hacking attempts in West Virginia. It is the 7th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

For the sake of comparison, there has been a surge of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Washington and Maryland. With 6,300 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Washington has recorded a rise of 16 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Maryland, the sum total has increased by 9.5 percent to 1,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big fall, but West Virginia sees the opposite. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have diminished by 61 percent in the USA during the last fortnight. Up until now, this year there have been 1,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. In the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has increased by 10 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 850,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

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 businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. 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 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 inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.