California Witnesses 5 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In the last fortnight, the number of automated hacking attempts in California increased slightly compared to the past two weeks. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 5 percent. Overall, in the USA, there was an escalation of 27 percent.

In California, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased in the course of the last fortnight as 2,700 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 5 percent. Syspeace blocked 120,000 brute-force attacks in California.

For the sake of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Indiana and Massachusetts have grown. With 590 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Indiana has seen a surge of 8.2 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Massachusetts, the number has gone up by 6.9 percent to 620 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the USA. Simply put, California is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have grown by 27 percent in the USA during the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 2,800 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has shot up by 4.2 percent. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,400,000.

The information source is Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.