Noticeable Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in California Witnessed

There’s no denying of facts — the number of automated hacking attempts in California has grew slightly in the previous 14 days. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 18 percent throughout the 14 days prior, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In contrast, there was a big fall of 21 percent in the whole USA.

In California, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew through the 14 days prior as 1,700 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 18 percent. Syspeace blocked 68,000 automated hacking attempts in California.

With similar changes, there has been a rise of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in New York and Washington. With 270 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, New York has witnessed a climb of 27 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Washington, the amount has risen by 16 percent to 7,300 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big drop, but California sees the opposite. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have diminished by 21 percent in the USA through the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 8 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 620,000.

The information is collected by Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.