24 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Colorado

In Colorado, the number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers went up during the 14 days prior in comparison with the 14 days prior. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 24 percent. In the whole USA, there was a slight growth of 3.1 percent.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up in the previous 14-day period in Colorado as 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts built up by 24 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Colorado was 2,600. It is the 3rd highest number of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

For comparison, there has been an escalation of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Connecticut and District of Columbia. With 39,000 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Connecticut has recorded an increase of 28 percent compared to the past two weeks. In District of Columbia, the amount has risen by 23 percent to 370 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Colorado is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight escalation all around the USA. There have been 3.1 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the throughout the past two weeks compared to the previous 14-day period. By now, this year there have been 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has dropped by 43 percent. That is to say, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 510,000.

The statistics is released from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves firms time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts.

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

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