Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in North Carolina

In the last fortnight, the amount of automated hacking attempts in North Carolina increased greatly compared to the last fortnight. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 36 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a big decrease of 33 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 550 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in North Carolina in the past two weeks. In other words, the brute-force attacks built up by 36 percent. Syspeace blocked 5,000 automated hacking attempts in North Carolina.

For comparison purposes, there has been a growth of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Illinois and Washington. With 84 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Illinois has witnessed a rise of 50 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Washington, the sum total has increased by 26 percent to 10,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

North Carolina is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have declined by 33 percent in the USA in the course of the two weeks prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has shot up by 4.3 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 930,000 automated hacking attempts 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 enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global innovator on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

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

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