Pennsylvania Sees a Noticeable Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Pennsylvania have increased slightly in the course of the last fortnight. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have gone up by 17 percent. At the same time, there was a big drop of 32 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew slightly throughout the two weeks prior in Pennsylvania as 1,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 17 percent. Syspeace blocked 2,600 brute-force attacks in Pennsylvania.

Indiana and Nebraska have – for a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 270 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Indiana has witnessed a rise of 21 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Nebraska, the number has increased by 14 percent to 84 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Pennsylvania is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. There have been 32 percent less brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the two weeks prior compared to the 14 days prior. By now, this year there have been 680 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have diminished by 47 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 280,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

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

During the brute-force attack, 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 systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.