Noticeable Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in North Carolina Registered

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in North Carolina have went up slightly throughout the past two weeks. Evidence from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have gone up by 4.9 percent. However, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew throughout the previous 14-day period in North Carolina as 380 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 4.9 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in North Carolina was 3,600.

For the purpose of comparison, Texas and District of Columbia have been under increased attacks. With 350 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Texas has witnessed a climb of 8.1 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In District of Columbia, the sum total has increased by 7.9 percent to 420 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Up until now, this year there have been 900 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has grown by 2.9 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 370,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The data originates from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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