Mississippi Witnesses a Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

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Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Mississippi have increased greatly during the two weeks prior. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 59 percent. There was a slight increase of 15 percent in the whole USA.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably through the previous 14 days in Mississippi as 400 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts went up by 59 percent. That means 1,400 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Mississippi during the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace. It is the 3rd highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

There has been, for the purpose of comparison, a rise of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in District of Columbia and Maryland. With 360 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, District of Columbia has seen a surge of 72 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Maryland, the sum total has increased by 48 percent to 750 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the USA. In other words, Mississippi is not alone with the problem. There have been 15 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the previous 14 days compared to the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. During the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has gone up by 4.6 percent. That means the number of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 770,000.

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 firms, 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 eventually get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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

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