Texas Records 42 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

During the last fortnight, the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Texas increased greatly compared to the last fortnight. The brute-force attacks have risen by 42 percent throughout the 14 days prior, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. Overall, in the USA, there was an escalation of 33 percent.

In Texas, the amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased noticeably in the previous 14-day period as 420 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks built up by 42 percent. That means 11,000 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Texas throughout the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace.

With similar changes, there has been a surge of the amount of automated hacking attempts in New York and Iowa. With 1,500 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, New York has recorded an escalation of 57 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Iowa, the number has climbed up by 39 percent to 820 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big increase all around the USA. That is to say, Texas is not alone with the problem. There have been 33 percent more automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the 14 days prior compared to the two weeks prior. Up until today, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has declined by 59 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 340,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information source is 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 automated hacking attempts 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 eventually get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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