Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in North Carolina

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The amount of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in North Carolina increased noticeably in the course of the past two weeks. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 20 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight growth of 8.2 percent.

In North Carolina, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased greatly throughout the last fortnight as 690 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts built up by 20 percent. That means 7,300 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the North Carolina in the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for a comparison, an increase of the number of brute-force attacks in Nebraska and Mississippi. With 130 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, Nebraska has witnessed a climb of 22 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Mississippi, the number has climbed up by 19 percent to 210 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase, so North Carolina is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 8.2 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the last fortnight in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 2,100 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The data is collected by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises 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 different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.


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