Michigan Sees 40 Percent Increase in Automated Hacking Attempts

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Michigan have increased greatly through the previous 14-day period. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have grown by 40 percent. Overall, in the USA, there was a big increase of 26 percent.

The amount of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased greatly in the course of the previous 14-day period in Michigan as 1,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased noticeably by 40 percent. That means 3,400 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Michigan throughout the previous 14-day period were blocked by Syspeace.

California and Texas have – by way of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 810 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, California has recorded a growth of 44 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Texas, the number has risen by 34 percent to 490 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation, so Michigan is not alone with the problem. There have been 26 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the in the course of the last fortnight compared to the previous 14-day period. Up until today, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 56 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 370,000.

The data is released from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global trailblazer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to in the end get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To avoid trouble and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects firms from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.

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