Second Largest Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in the USA in Utah

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Utah increased extremely in the course of the past two weeks. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a surge of 110 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the USA, that’s the second largest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight growth of 15 percent.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased significantly through the previous 14-day period in Utah as 720 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks surged by 110 percent. That means 780 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Utah in the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison, South Carolina and New Jersey have been under increased attacks. With 430 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, South Carolina has witnessed a rise of 120 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In New Jersey, the sum total has shot up by 100 percent to 340 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth all around the USA. That is to say, Utah is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have gone up by 15 percent in the USA in the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Throughout the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has gone up by 4.6 percent. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 770,000.

The evidence comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight brute-force attacks. 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.

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

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.