29 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in United States of America

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Throughout the past two weeks, the sum total of automated hacking attempts in United States of America built up compared to the last fortnight. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 29 percent. Overall, in the world, there was an escalation of 20 percent.

The amount of attacks on syspeaces increased noticeably through the two weeks prior in United States of America as 2,600 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks went up by 29 percent. Syspeace blocked 1,200,000 brute-force attacks in United States of America. It is the 10th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the country’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

For the sake of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Hong Kong and Egypt have increased. With 32 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Hong Kong has seen an escalation of 31 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Egypt, the number has risen by 12 percent to 1,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the world, brute-force attacks on syspeaces have shown a big increase, so United States of America is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 20 percent more brute-force attacks than through the last fortnight in the world. Up until now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the world. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has increased by 25 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,600,000 automated hacking attempts in the world.

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

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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