North Carolina Witnesses a Noticeable Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in North Carolina have grew through the previous 14-day period. Evidence from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 16 percent. Overall, in the USA, there was a big increase of 52 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up slightly in the past two weeks in North Carolina as 460 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 16 percent. That means 3,900 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the North Carolina in the course of the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for a comparison, a surge of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Alabama and Illinois. With 10,000 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Alabama has recorded a growth of 30 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Illinois, the amount has risen by 16 percent to 73 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

North Carolina is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. There have been 52 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the throughout the last fortnight compared to the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 1.3 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,100,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The information comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally 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 shields businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.