3.1 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in California

In California, the amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased slightly during the last fortnight in comparison with the two weeks prior. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 3.1 percent through the 14 days prior, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was a slight fall of 4 percent in the whole USA.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew slightly throughout the previous 14-day period in California as 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased by 3.1 percent. Syspeace blocked 58,000 automated hacking attempts in California.

By way of comparison, there has been a rise of the number of automated hacking attempts in Utah and Delaware. With 990 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Utah has witnessed a surge of 7.4 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Delaware, the sum total has increased by 1.1 percent to 180 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

California is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. In the last weeks, there have been 4 percent less brute-force attacks than in the past two weeks in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 940 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 54 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 360,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The information comes from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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