Utah Records a Noticeable Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Utah have grew slightly during the 14 days prior. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 8.8 percent in brute-force attacks per server. However, there was no change in the amount of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 510 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Utah in the course of the previous 14 days. Simply put, the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 8.8 percent. Syspeace blocked 510 automated hacking attempts in Utah.

For comparison, there has been an escalation of the number of brute-force attacks in Virginia and Texas. With 320 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Virginia has witnessed a climb of 12 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Texas, the amount has risen by 8.1 percent to 350 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Up until today, this year there have been 900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased by 2.9 percent. That is to say, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 370,000.

The evidence is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence 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.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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