Arizona Witnesses 48 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The data is out — the number of automated hacking attempts in Arizona has increased greatly during the previous 14-day period. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 48 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the whole USA, there was a slight growth of 18 percent.

In Arizona, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up throughout the two weeks prior as 200 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts built up by 48 percent. Syspeace blocked 510 brute-force attacks in Arizona.

There has been, for the sake of comparison, a rise of the amount of automated hacking attempts in California and Maryland. With 530 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, California has witnessed a rise of 55 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Maryland, the number has gone up by 48 percent to 790 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Arizona is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight escalation all around the USA. There have been 18 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the 14 days prior compared to the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 810 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has diminished by 48 percent. Simply put, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 330,000.

The information is released from 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 automated hacking attempts 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 automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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