13 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in West Virginia

In West Virginia, the number of brute-force attacks on Windows servers grew slightly throughout the 14 days prior compared to the 14 days prior. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 13 percent. In contrast, there was no change in the number of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers went up slightly through the last fortnight in West Virginia as 1,600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts increased slightly by 13 percent. That means 3,100 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the West Virginia through the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

By way of comparison, Illinois and Virginia have been under increased attacks. With 85 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server the two weeks prior, Illinois has witnessed a rise of 16 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Virginia, the amount has risen by 12 percent to 320 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have been almost the same, but, as said, West Virginia has rising problems. Up until now, this year there have been 900 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have grown by 2.9 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 370,000.

The statistics originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. 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.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of finally guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.


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