Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Florida

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Florida have increased noticeably during the previous 14 days. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 66 percent. In the whole USA, there was a slight growth of 5 percent.

In Florida, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably through the past two weeks as 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 66 percent. Syspeace blocked 12,000 automated hacking attempts in Florida.

With similar changes, there has been a rise of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Arizona and Maryland. With 1,300 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Arizona has recorded a surge of 72 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Maryland, the amount has risen by 53 percent to 1,600 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on syspeaces have shown a slight escalation, so Florida is not alone with the problem. There have been 5 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the during the past two weeks compared to the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. In the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has increased by 67 percent. In other words, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 730,000.

The data is collected by Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally 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 companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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