Texas Witnesses a Big Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

In Texas, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased greatly during the 14 days prior in comparison with the past two weeks. The brute-force attacks have increased by 40 percent in the two weeks prior, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was a slight decline of 4.4 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably in the previous 14-day period in Texas as 680 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks built up by 40 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Texas was 7,800.

For comparison, there has been an increase of the number of automated hacking attempts in California and Ohio. With 1,200 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, California has seen a growth of 44 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Ohio, the amount has climbed up by 39 percent to 43 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight fall all around the USA. That is to say, Texas is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased by 4.4 percent in the USA throughout the last fortnight. By now, this year there have been 980 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have diminished by 55 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 370,000.

The data is released from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that safeguards companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.