Michigan Witnesses 3.4 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In Michigan, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers grew throughout the previous 14-day period in comparison with the 14 days prior. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a growth of 3.4 percent in brute-force attacks per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a great increase of 48 percent.

In Michigan, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased in the course of the previous 14-day period as 680 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased by 3.4 percent. Syspeace blocked 2,000 automated hacking attempts in Michigan.

By way of comparison, Ohio and New York have been under increased attacks. With 87 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Ohio has seen an increase of 17 percent compared to the past two weeks. In New York, the number has grown by 10 percent to 1,600 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. Simply put, Michigan is not alone with the problem. There have been 48 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the during the past two weeks compared to the two weeks prior. By now, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have diminished by 50 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 680,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The statistics source is Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts 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 in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.