Noticeable Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in Illinois Witnessed
During the past two weeks, the number of automated hacking attempts in Illinois went up slightly compared to the 14 days prior. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have shot up by 16 percent. In the whole USA, there was an escalation of 54 percent.
In Illinois, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew in the 14 days prior as 240 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 16 percent. That means 1,500 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Illinois in the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.
In comparison, there has been an escalation of the amount of automated hacking attempts in Rhode Island and Mississippi. With 340 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Rhode Island has seen a surge of 19 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Mississippi, the number has increased by 8.2 percent to 140 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.
Illinois is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the USA. During the last weeks there have been 54 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the two weeks prior in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have decreased by 15 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,000,000.
The statistics is released from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises to fight brute-force attacks. 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 the world leader on the topic.
An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.
To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.