Illinois Sees a Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Illinois increased noticeably through the 14 days prior. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 58 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a great increase of 36 percent.

In Illinois, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up in the previous 14 days as 130 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks went up by 58 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Illinois was 820.

There has been, by means of a comparison, a surge of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Connecticut and Nevada. With 6,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Connecticut has witnessed a climb of 63 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Nevada, the amount has increased by 55 percent to 45 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase, so Illinois is not alone with the problem. In the course of the last weeks there have been 36 percent more automated hacking attempts than throughout the two weeks prior in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. That is on the same level as the same period last year. Simply put, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 530,000.

The data is provided by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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

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