Florida Records 11 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In the last fortnight, Florida has witnessed how the number of brute-force attacks has grew. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 11 percent in brute-force attacks per server. Overall, in the USA, there was an escalation of 26 percent.

In Florida, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased through the two weeks prior as 1,700 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 11 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Florida was 22,000.

For a comparison, Georgia and Utah have been under increased attacks. With 240 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Georgia has recorded a growth of 13 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Utah, the amount has grown by 8.8 percent to 790 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Florida is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the USA. In the last weeks there have been 26 percent more brute-force attacks than in the last fortnight in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have risen by 56 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 370,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The evidence comes from Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves firms time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

During the automated hacking attempt, 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 avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.