Slight Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in North Carolina Recorded

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in North Carolina have increased throughout the two weeks prior. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 20 percent during the previous 14 days, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the whole USA, there was a big increase of 32 percent.

In North Carolina, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased through the previous 14-day period as 46 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased by 20 percent. That means 110 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the North Carolina in the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

For the sake of comparison, brute-force attacks in Arkansas and Delaware have increased. With 5,200 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, Arkansas has witnessed a surge of 20 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Delaware, the amount has grown by 6.4 percent to 190 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation, so North Carolina is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 32 percent more brute-force attacks than during the previous 14-day period in the USA. Up until today, this year there have been 1,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 53 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 490,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The information is released from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.