Mississippi Witnesses a Noticeable Growth in Brute-Force Attacks

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Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Mississippi have grew slightly throughout the two weeks prior. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a surge of 8.2 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was an escalation of 54 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased throughout the past two weeks in Mississippi as 140 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 8.2 percent. That means 560 total the amount of brute-force attacks in the Mississippi throughout the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

Illinois and Florida have – for the purpose of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 240 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Illinois has seen a climb of 16 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Florida, the sum total has increased by 5.9 percent to 2,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Mississippi is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a great increase all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shot up by 54 percent in the USA throughout the previous 14-day period. Up until today, this year there have been 2,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 15 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,000,000.

The information comes 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 brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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