Noticeable Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in South Carolina Witnessed

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Through the last fortnight, South Carolina has recorded how the number of brute-force attacks has increased. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an increase of 9.2 percent in brute-force attacks per server. At the same time, there was a big decrease of 39 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 180 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in South Carolina in the past two weeks. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased by 9.2 percent. That means 680 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the South Carolina in the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

With similar changes, there has been a rise of the amount of brute-force attacks in Kentucky and Maine. With 510 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, Kentucky has witnessed an escalation of 32 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Maine, the sum total has grown by 24 percent to 2,600 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

South Carolina is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. In the last weeks, there have been 39 percent less brute-force attacks than in the course of the previous 14 days in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 2.6 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 900,000.

The information is released from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, 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 brute-force attack, 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 right one.

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

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