Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in Florida

Throughout the previous 14 days, the sum total of brute-force attacks in Florida went up compared to the previous 14-day period. The brute-force attacks have increased by 23 percent throughout the previous 14-day period, according to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. However, there was a slight drop of 8.7 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 1,700 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Florida during the previous 14-day period. That is to say, the brute-force attacks built up by 23 percent. That means 24,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Florida through the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

Ohio and New Mexico have – for comparison purposes – been under increased attacks. With 56 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Ohio has witnessed a surge of 23 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In New Mexico, the sum total has risen by 18 percent to 26 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Florida is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. In the course of the last weeks, there have been 8.7 percent less brute-force attacks than throughout the two weeks prior in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 1,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have risen by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 430,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The information source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the right one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.