Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Alabama

In Alabama, the number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers increased greatly in the course of the 14 days prior in comparison with the previous 14-day period. The brute-force attacks have risen by 56 percent in the 14 days prior, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. At the same time, there was a slight decline of 4.4 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased greatly during the past two weeks in Alabama as 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts went up by 56 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Alabama was 4,900.

There has been, for comparison purposes, an escalation of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Pennsylvania and Georgia. With 1,400 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Pennsylvania has seen a surge of 100 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Georgia, the sum total has increased by 48 percent to 360 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Alabama is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased by 4.4 percent in the USA throughout the two weeks prior. Up until today, this year there have been 980 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has declined by 55 percent. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 370,000.

The statistics is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

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