Colorado Records a Whopping Growth of Automated Hacking Attempts

In the previous 14 days, Colorado has witnessed how the number of brute-force attacks has increased extremely. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an increase of 150 percent in brute-force attacks per server. There was an escalation of 33 percent in the whole USA.

In Colorado, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased extremely through the 14 days prior as 210 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks soared by 150 percent. That means 280 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Colorado in the course of the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for the purpose of comparison, a climb of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Kentucky and Alabama. With 390 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Kentucky has witnessed a growth of 230 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Alabama, the amount has climbed up by 150 percent to 1,300 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Colorado is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big increase all around the USA. There have been 33 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the last fortnight compared to the previous 14 days. Up until now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have dropped by 59 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 340,000.

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

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.