Washington Sees 3.1 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

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Through the previous 14 days, Washington has recorded how the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 3.1 percent throughout the last fortnight, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. However, there was a big fall of 24 percent in the whole USA.

In Washington, the number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased through the 14 days prior as 3,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 3.1 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Washington was 20,000.

By means of a comparison, there has been an escalation of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Missouri and Nevada. With 180 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the last fortnight, Missouri has seen a surge of 3.9 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Nevada, the number has grown by 3.1 percent to 160 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big drop, but Washington sees the opposite. The automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have diminished by 24 percent in the USA in the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 1,300 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has dropped by 21 percent. That means the sum total of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 670,000.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on automated hacking attempts.

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

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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