North Carolina Aghast by Second Largest Rise in Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in North Carolina soared in the course of the two weeks prior. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have risen by 98 percent. In the USA, that’s the second largest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. In contrast, there was a big decrease of 25 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 70 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in North Carolina during the last fortnight. That means the automated hacking attempts soared by 98 percent. Syspeace blocked 220 brute-force attacks in North Carolina.

For comparison purposes, brute-force attacks in Connecticut and Colorado have shot up. With 30,000 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Connecticut has seen a rise of 670 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Colorado, the sum total has grown by 89 percent to 1,100 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

North Carolina is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have diminished by 25 percent in the USA throughout the previous 14 days. By now, this year there have been 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 47 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 500,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The evidence comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. 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 finally get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the right one.

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

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