Slight Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Michigan

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Michigan have went up slightly during the past two weeks. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have shot up by 14 percent. At the same time, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased during the two weeks prior in Michigan as 790 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 14 percent. That means 3,300 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Michigan throughout the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

With similar changes, there has been an increase of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Rhode Island and Maryland. With 110 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Rhode Island has seen an increase of 15 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Maryland, the number has shot up by 13 percent to 300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have been almost stable, but, as said, Michigan has rising troubles. Up until now, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has dropped by 45 percent. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 420,000.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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