Florida Witnesses 82 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Throughout the last fortnight, Florida has recorded how the number of automated hacking attempts has escalated. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 82 percent through the previous 14 days, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. There was a great increase of 33 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers skyrocketed throughout the 14 days prior in Florida as 1,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased significantly by 82 percent. That means 22,000 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Florida throughout the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison purposes, Arizona and Nebraska have been under increased attacks. With 600 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, Arizona has seen a surge of 140 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Nebraska, the sum total has increased by 67 percent to 140 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation, so Florida is not alone with the problem. In the last weeks there have been 33 percent more brute-force attacks than in the course of the last fortnight in the USA. Up until today, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have declined 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 data is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics 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 in the end get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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