Slight Growth of Automated Hacking Attempts in Texas Recorded

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Texas have went up slightly in the course of the two weeks prior. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 8.1 percent through the two weeks prior, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. At the same time, there was no change in the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 350 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Texas through the last fortnight. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased by 8.1 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Texas was 11,000.

In comparison, there has been an increase of the number of brute-force attacks in Utah and District of Columbia. With 510 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Utah has seen a growth of 8.8 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In District of Columbia, the amount has shot up by 7.9 percent to 420 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Up until today, this year there have been 900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. In the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has risen by 2.9 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 370,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

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

During the brute-force attack, 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 keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.