Michigan Records 6.9 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

The data is out — the amount of brute-force attacks in Michigan has grew in the previous 14 days. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 6.9 percent. There was a slight escalation of 5.3 percent in the whole USA.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly during the 14 days prior in Michigan as 480 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 6.9 percent. That means 2,600 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Michigan during the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

By way of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Florida and Arkansas have risen. With 2,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Florida has seen a growth of 7.5 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Arkansas, the amount has gone up by 4.3 percent to 2,900 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight escalation all around the USA. In other words, Michigan is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 5.3 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the last fortnight in the USA. Up until today, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. In the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has risen by 5.1 percent. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 710,000.

The data comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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