Significant Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Washington

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Washington have went up during the previous 14 days. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 23 percent during the previous 14-day period, according to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. At the same time, there was a big decrease of 32 percent in the whole USA.

In Washington, the amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up in the course of the two weeks prior as 1,800 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 23 percent. That means 11,000 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Washington during the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

For a comparison, automated hacking attempts in Georgia and Indiana have shot up. With 200 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Georgia has recorded an escalation of 36 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Indiana, the amount has gone up by 21 percent to 270 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big fall all around the USA. In other words, Washington is going against the flow. There have been 32 percent less brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace throughout the last fortnight compared to the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 680 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have shot up by 47 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 280,000.

The information is collected by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace monitors all the global Syspeace-secured Windows Servers thoroughly. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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