Delaware Sees Second Largest Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA

Through the previous 14 days, the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Delaware shot up compared to the previous 14-day period. According to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an escalation of 120 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the USA, that\’s the second largest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. In contrast, there was no change in the number of brute-force attacks in the whole USA.

In Delaware, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace shot up throughout the last fortnight as 89 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks skyrocketed by 120 percent. Syspeace blocked 160 brute-force attacks in Delaware.

For the purpose of comparison, there has been a rise of the number of automated hacking attempts in New Jersey and North Carolina. With 680 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, New Jersey has recorded a rise of 170 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In North Carolina, the number has gone up by 120 percent to 2,100 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have been almost the same, but, as said, Delaware has rising difficulties. Up until today, this year there have been 810 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 52 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 320,000.

The information is collected by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace thoroughly. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

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 trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.