3.9 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Missouri

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The data is out — the number of automated hacking attempts in Missouri has grew slightly throughout the previous 14-day period. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 3.9 percent throughout the 14 days prior, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. At the same time, there was a big fall of 24 percent in the whole USA.

The number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased throughout the past two weeks in Missouri as 180 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 3.9 percent. Syspeace blocked 930 automated hacking attempts in Missouri. It is the 2nd highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

There has been, by way of comparison, a climb of the number of automated hacking attempts in New Jersey and Washington. With 2,600 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, New Jersey has witnessed a growth of 6.2 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Washington, the number has increased by 3.1 percent to 3,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decrease, but Missouri sees the opposite. There have been 24 percent less brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the course of the last fortnight compared to the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,300 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 21 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 670,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The data is provided by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses 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 automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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 inspected to find the right one.

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