Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Utah

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Utah have built up in the course of the previous 14-day period. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 40 percent in the course of the previous 14 days, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the whole USA, there was a slight escalation of 5.3 percent.

In Utah, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably during the last fortnight as 350 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 40 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Utah was 480.

By way of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Illinois and Pennsylvania have gone up. With 94 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Illinois has witnessed an increase of 64 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Pennsylvania, the number has risen by 25 percent to 650 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Utah is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the USA. There have been 5.3 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the during the previous 14 days compared to the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 5.1 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 710,000.

The evidence originates from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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