South Carolina Records a Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in South Carolina have went up in the 14 days prior. The brute-force attacks have increased by 23 percent during the past two weeks, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the whole USA, there was a big increase of 33 percent.

In South Carolina, the sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up in the two weeks prior as 64 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 23 percent. Syspeace blocked 130 brute-force attacks in South Carolina.

By means of a comparison, there has been a climb of the amount of brute-force attacks in North Carolina and Pennsylvania. With 360 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, North Carolina has seen a climb of 39 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Pennsylvania, the amount has gone up by 23 percent to 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. That is to say, South Carolina is not alone with the problem. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have climbed up by 33 percent in the USA throughout the past two weeks. So far, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 59 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 340,000.

The information is provided by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers conscientiously. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.