Unprecedented Rise in Brute-Force Attacks in Alaska, USA

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Alaska have shot up in the previous 14 days. Statistics from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 6,800 percent. Such increase in automated hacking attempts on Windows servers is unprecedented anywhere else in the USA. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight increase of 12 percent.

The sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace surged in the previous 14 days in Alaska as 2,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks surged by 6,800 percent. The amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Alaska was 2,200. During a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Connecticut and Alabama have – with similar changes – been under increased attacks. With 18,000 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the previous 14 days, Connecticut has recorded an increase of 99 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Alabama, the number has gone up by 25 percent to 940 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Alaska is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight increase all around the USA. There have been 12 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the in the previous 14 days compared to the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 1,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 44 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 370,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The evidence is released from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to track down and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers carefully. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on automated hacking attempts.

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 inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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