Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in Pennsylvania

The report doesn’t lie — the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Pennsylvania has went up in the course of the previous 14 days. The brute-force attacks have grown by 23 percent through the previous 14-day period, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. There was a noticeable growth of 33 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Pennsylvania in the course of the past two weeks. That means the automated hacking attempts built up by 23 percent. That means 3,800 total the amount of automated hacking attempts in the Pennsylvania in the course of the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

With similar changes, brute-force attacks in South Carolina and Illinois have risen. With 64 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the 14 days prior, South Carolina has recorded an escalation of 23 percent compared to the previous 14-day period. In Illinois, the number has increased by 19 percent to 180 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Pennsylvania is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase all around the USA. There have been 33 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the throughout the previous 14 days compared to the 14 days prior. So far, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 59 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 340,000.

The data originates from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies to fight automated hacking attempts. 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.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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