Washington Sees 24 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Washington have increased noticeably throughout the previous 14-day period. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 24 percent in the course of the two weeks prior, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In contrast, there was a slight contraction of 11 percent in the whole USA.

In Washington, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up throughout the previous 14-day period as 6,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts built up by 24 percent. That means 29,000 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Washington in the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

With similar changes, there has been a growth of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Maryland and Indiana. With 940 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Maryland has recorded an escalation of 24 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Indiana, the sum total has gone up by 18 percent to 590 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decrease, but Washington sees the opposite. There have been 11 percent less brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the course of the previous 14-day period compared to the two weeks prior. Up until today, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. That is on the same level as the same period last year. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 750,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The data source is Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises 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 brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

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