Alabama Sees 4.6 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In Alabama, the number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased in the course of the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14 days. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 4.6 percent. In contrast, there was a slight drop of 16 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 760 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Alabama in the course of the 14 days prior. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 4.6 percent. That means 3,100 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Alabama in the course of the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

Arkansas and Texas have – with similar changes – been under increased attacks. With 3,300 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Arkansas has seen an escalation of 6.4 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Texas, the number has shot up by 4.9 percent to 300 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight fall all around the USA. In other words, Alabama is going against the flow. There have been 16 percent less automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the previous 14 days compared to the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 910 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 44 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 370,000.

The statistics source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts.

During the automated hacking attempt, 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 shields businesses from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.