California Records a Big Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Through the past two weeks, California has seen how the sum total of automated hacking attempts has increased greatly. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 44 percent during the past two weeks, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the USA, there was a noticeable growth of 26 percent.

Syspeace recorded 810 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in California in the course of the two weeks prior. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 44 percent. That means 23,000 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the California in the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for a comparison, an escalation of the number of automated hacking attempts in Delaware and Michigan. With 310 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Delaware has witnessed a growth of 250 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Michigan, the number has shot up by 40 percent to 1,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth, so California is not alone with the problem. In the last weeks there have been 26 percent more brute-force attacks than through the previous 14 days in the USA. So far, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 56 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 370,000.

The data originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, 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 automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.