Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in Arizona

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Arizona have built up through the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 70 percent during the 14 days prior, according to statistics from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. At the same time, there was a slight drop of 4 percent in the whole USA.

In Arizona, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably throughout the two weeks prior as 220 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 70 percent. That means 990 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Arizona in the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison, Iowa and New Jersey have been under increased attacks. With 2,200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Iowa has seen an increase of 140 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In New Jersey, the number has increased by 50 percent to 620 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight fall all around the USA. In other words, Arizona is going against the flow. There have been 4 percent less brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the previous 14-day period compared to the two weeks prior. So far, this year there have been 940 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 54 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 360,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The statistics is provided by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves businesses 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 thoroughly. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.