South Carolina Sees 32 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

During the past two weeks, South Carolina has recorded how the sum total of automated hacking attempts has increased greatly. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 32 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a big decrease of 21 percent in the whole USA.

In South Carolina, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly through the previous 14 days as 70 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks built up by 32 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in South Carolina was 140.

For comparison, Massachusetts and New York have been under increased attacks. With 280 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Massachusetts has seen a surge of 46 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In New York, the number has gone up by 27 percent to 270 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decrease all around the USA. That is to say, South Carolina is going against the flow. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 21 percent less automated hacking attempts than throughout the 14 days prior in the USA. So far, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 8 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 620,000.

The evidence is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

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