Noticeable Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Texas

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In the last fortnight, Texas has recorded how the sum total of automated hacking attempts has went up slightly. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an escalation of 7.7 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. There was a slight growth of 5.3 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace registered 550 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Texas in the previous 14 days. That means the brute-force attacks grew slightly by 7.7 percent. The sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Texas was 16,000.

For the purpose of comparison, automated hacking attempts in Connecticut and Florida have gone up. With 8,500 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Connecticut has recorded a climb of 9.8 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Florida, the sum total has climbed up by 7.5 percent to 2,200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Texas is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the USA. In the course of the last weeks there have been 5.3 percent more automated hacking attempts than during the 14 days prior in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 5.1 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 710,000.

The information comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, 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 brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

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


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