140 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts in Arizona

In the course of the last fortnight, the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Arizona surged compared to the two weeks prior. Information from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 140 percent. Overall, in the USA, there was a noticeable growth of 33 percent.

Syspeace recorded 600 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Arizona throughout the past two weeks. In other words, the automated hacking attempts escalated by 140 percent. The sum total of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Arizona was 1,400.

Alabama and Florida have – with similar changes – been under increased attacks. With 1,300 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Alabama has witnessed an increase of 150 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Florida, the sum total has grown by 82 percent to 1,100 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Arizona is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have grown by 33 percent in the USA through the 14 days prior. By now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have decreased by 59 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 340,000.

The statistics source is Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves companies time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to detect and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global trendsetter on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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

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