Automated Hacking Attempts Go up Significantly in Pennsylvania

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There’s no denying of facts — the number of brute-force attacks in Pennsylvania has increased greatly in the course of the past two weeks. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 25 percent in the course of the past two weeks, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight escalation of 5.3 percent.

In Pennsylvania, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased greatly in the course of the 14 days prior as 650 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. In other words, the brute-force attacks increased noticeably by 25 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Pennsylvania was 1,600.

Utah and West Virginia have – in comparison – been under increased attacks. With 350 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Utah has recorded an escalation of 40 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In West Virginia, the amount has climbed up by 18 percent to 5,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

Pennsylvania is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the USA. There have been 5.3 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the during the previous 14-day period compared to the past two weeks. Up until now, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have risen by 5.1 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 710,000.

The data source is Windows servers secured by Syspeace 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.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.


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