Mississippi Sees 13 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Mississippi have increased slightly throughout the two weeks prior. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a surge of 13 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. At the same time, there was a big fall of 33 percent in the whole USA.

In Mississippi, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up slightly throughout the previous 14 days as 510 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks increased by 13 percent. That means 1,500 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Mississippi throughout the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace. In the state’s measured history, this is the 3rd highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period.

For comparison purposes, there has been a climb of the amount of brute-force attacks in Massachusetts and District of Columbia. With 720 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Massachusetts has witnessed a surge of 16 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In District of Columbia, the sum total has climbed up by 1.1 percent to 380 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big decrease all around the USA. That is to say, Mississippi is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased by 33 percent in the USA in the course of the last fortnight. Up until now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. In the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has increased by 4.3 percent. That is to say, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 930,000.

The evidence originates from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts.

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

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.