Arizona Sees a Big Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

The number is clear — the amount of brute-force attacks in Arizona has increased greatly in the previous 14 days. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a surge of 47 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In contrast, there was no change in the sum total of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

In Arizona, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace built up throughout the 14 days prior as 310 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 47 percent. That means 820 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Arizona in the course of the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for comparison purposes, a growth of the amount of brute-force attacks in Maine and Kentucky. With 630 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Maine has seen an increase of 68 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Kentucky, the sum total has risen by 37 percent to 50 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

By now, this year there have been 900 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 2.9 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 370,000.

The statistics is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, 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 brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.