Slight Growth of Automated Hacking Attempts in Illinois Documented

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Illinois have grew in the course of the previous 14 days. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 16 percent. At the same time, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

In Illinois, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly through the previous 14 days as 85 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks grew by 16 percent. Syspeace blocked 540 brute-force attacks in Illinois.

For the purpose of comparison, there has been a climb of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Connecticut and West Virginia. With 3,800 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Connecticut has witnessed a surge of 21 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In West Virginia, the sum total has grown by 13 percent to 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

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

The evidence is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts 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 finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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