Second Largest Growth of Brute-Force Attacks in the USA in Alabama

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In Alabama, the amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers escalated in the course of the last fortnight compared to the two weeks prior. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 82 percent. In the USA, that’s the second biggest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. At the same time, there was a slight decrease of 3.2 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 12,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Alabama throughout the past two weeks. That means the brute-force attacks increased significantly by 82 percent. Syspeace blocked 58,000 brute-force attacks in Alabama. In a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 7th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

West Virginia and Mississippi have – for the sake of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 5,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, West Virginia has recorded a growth of 200 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In Mississippi, the sum total has shot up by 64 percent to 230 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Alabama is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. There have been 3.2 percent less automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace throughout the past two weeks compared to the previous 14-day period. So far, this year there have been 1,900 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has declined by 11 percent. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The statistics is collected by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight automated hacking attempts. 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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