Florida Sees a Slight Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

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In the last fortnight, Florida has witnessed how the sum total of automated hacking attempts has went up slightly. The brute-force attacks have grown by 11 percent through the two weeks prior, according to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. At the same time, there was a slight drop of 3.2 percent in the whole USA.

In Florida, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew in the course of the previous 14 days as 2,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 11 percent. Syspeace blocked 38,000 brute-force attacks in Florida. It is the 14th 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.

For the purpose of comparison, there has been a climb of the number of automated hacking attempts in South Carolina and Georgia. With 190 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, South Carolina has recorded a growth of 11 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In Georgia, the sum total has increased by 9.4 percent to 350 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight decrease, but Florida sees the opposite. There have been 3.2 percent less brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the course of the previous 14 days compared to the two weeks prior. By now, this year there have been 1,900 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have decreased by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,000,000.

The information comes from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms 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 brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.

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