Arizona Witnesses 12 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Arizona have grew in the previous 14-day period. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 12 percent. At the same time, there was a slight decline of 16 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up slightly in the course of the previous 14-day period in Arizona as 230 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 12 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Arizona was 520.

In comparison, Ohio and Illinois have been under increased attacks. With 67 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Ohio has recorded a surge of 19 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Illinois, the amount has gone up by 8.1 percent to 120 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decline all around the USA. That is to say, Arizona is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have diminished by 16 percent in the USA during the last fortnight. So far, this year there have been 910 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have decreased by 44 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 370,000.

The statistics source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics 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.

An automated hacking attempt 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 trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.