46 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Michigan

The sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Michigan increased noticeably during the 14 days prior. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 46 percent during the previous 14-day period, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. There was a great increase of 52 percent in the whole USA.

In Michigan, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly through the previous 14 days as 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 46 percent. That means 3,200 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Michigan in the course of the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

With similar changes, automated hacking attempts in Arkansas and Washington have grown. With 6,400 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Arkansas has seen a surge of 53 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Washington, the number has grown by 40 percent to 8,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Michigan is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the USA. During the last weeks there have been 52 percent more brute-force attacks than throughout the previous 14-day period in the USA. By now, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. In the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has increased by 1.3 percent. In other words, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,100,000.

The statistics source is Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.