Texas Witnesses 9.3 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In Texas, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers increased in the course of the past two weeks compared to the previous 14 days. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 9.3 percent. There was a slight escalation of 5 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased slightly in the course of the previous 14 days in Texas as 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased slightly by 9.3 percent. That means 38,000 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Texas in the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

New Jersey and Indiana have – for the sake of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 860 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, New Jersey has witnessed a climb of 11 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Indiana, the amount has gone up by 8.2 percent to 210 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Texas is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight growth all around the USA. During the last weeks there have been 5 percent more brute-force attacks than in the previous 14-day period in the USA. So far, this year there have been 1,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. In the course of the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has grown by 67 percent. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 730,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The data is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms 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 in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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

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