Noticeable Increase of Brute-Force Attacks in Texas Registered

There’s no denying of facts — the amount of brute-force attacks in Texas has grew slightly during the 14 days prior. According to information from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was an increase of 13 percent in brute-force attacks per server. There was a slight escalation of 18 percent in the whole USA.

In Texas, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased in the course of the 14 days prior as 410 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 13 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Texas was 6,900.

For comparison, brute-force attacks in Nebraska and Florida have risen. With 100 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Nebraska has recorded a surge of 21 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Florida, the sum total has increased by 12 percent to 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Texas is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the USA. During the last weeks there have been 18 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the 14 days prior in the USA. So far, this year there have been 810 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have risen by 48 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 330,000.

The data is provided 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 scans all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace thoroughly. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.

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