California Sees 9.5 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Throughout the two weeks prior, California has seen how the number of automated hacking attempts has grew slightly. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have increased by 9.5 percent. There was a slight escalation of 3.1 percent in the whole USA.

In California, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly in the course of the past two weeks as 790 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 9.5 percent. Syspeace blocked 24,000 brute-force attacks in California.

By way of comparison, brute-force attacks in West Virginia and Massachusetts have climbed up. With 1,600 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, West Virginia has witnessed an escalation of 13 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Massachusetts, the sum total has gone up by 7.3 percent to 570 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth, so California is not alone with the problem. In the course of the last weeks there have been 3.1 percent more brute-force attacks than in the past two weeks in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have decreased by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 510,000.

The evidence source is Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.