Second Largest Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA in Alabama
In the course of the previous 14 days, Alabama has recorded how the sum total of automated hacking attempts has soared. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 79 percent during the past two weeks, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. That’s the second largest increase of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the USA. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight escalation of 11 percent.
The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased significantly in the course of the two weeks prior in Alabama as 9,900 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks increased significantly by 79 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Alabama was 59,000. In the state’s measured history, this is the 10th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.
In comparison, Virginia and West Virginia have been under increased attacks. With 6,700 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Virginia has recorded an increase of 150 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In West Virginia, the amount has shot up by 43 percent to 5,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.
Alabama is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth all around the USA. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have gone up by 11 percent in the USA through the last fortnight. Up until today, this year there have been 2,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have decreased by 7.5 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 1,100,000.
The information source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.
An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.
To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.