Noticeable Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in California Documented

Throughout the past two weeks, California has seen how the amount of brute-force attacks has increased slightly. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 5.2 percent in the course of the previous 14-day period, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. At the same time, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 560 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in California during the 14 days prior. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts grew slightly by 5.2 percent. That means 11,000 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the California in the course of the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For a comparison, automated hacking attempts in Florida and District of Columbia have risen. With 1,600 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14-day period, Florida has recorded a surge of 5.5 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In District of Columbia, the number has gone up by 4.3 percent to 200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Up until now, this year there have been 810 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 declined by 52 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 320,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The information is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, 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 in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.