Largest Growth of Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA in Washington

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The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Washington surged through the two weeks prior. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have gone up by 86 percent. That’s the greatest growth of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the USA. In the whole USA, there was a slight growth of 5 percent.

Syspeace logged 7,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Washington in the course of the two weeks prior. That means the brute-force attacks surged by 86 percent. Syspeace blocked 48,000 brute-force attacks in Washington. Throughout a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 11th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

For the purpose of comparison, Minnesota and Arizona have been under increased attacks. With 23 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Minnesota has witnessed an increase of 76 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Arizona, the sum total has gone up by 72 percent to 1,300 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the USA. That is to say, Washington is not alone with the problem. In the last weeks there have been 5 percent more brute-force attacks than through the previous 14-day period in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 1,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 67 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 730,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

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

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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