Utah Records a Big Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

The number of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Utah increased noticeably throughout the 14 days prior. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 70 percent throughout the previous 14 days, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. There was a slight increase of 18 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 990 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Utah in the course of the last fortnight. That is to say, the brute-force attacks went up by 70 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Utah was 990.

For comparison purposes, brute-force attacks in Michigan and North Carolina have grown. With 930 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, Michigan has recorded a climb of 100 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In North Carolina, the amount has increased by 61 percent to 960 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Utah is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shot up by 18 percent in the USA through the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 810 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 48 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 330,000.

The information is released from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for companies 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 automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

To keep problems out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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