The Amount of Automated Hacking Attempts Remains Stable in Massachusetts

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Massachusetts showed no change in the last fortnight. Evidence from Syspeace shows the amount of automated hacking attempts per server has showed no change. At the same time, there was a big decline of 31 percent overall in the whole USA.

Syspeace logged 370 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Massachusetts through the last fortnight. That is to say, the level of the automated hacking attempts remained the same as the previous 14-day period. Syspeace blocked 740 brute-force attacks in Massachusetts. In the state’s measured history, this is the 9th highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server for a single 14-day period.

Tennessee and Alabama have recorded no significant changes in brute-force attacks through the two weeks prior. There have been 480 of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in Tennessee during the previous 14-day period. In Alabama the amount is 5,500.

Up until now, this year there have been 1,300 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 72 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 630,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information comes from 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 detect and prevent. Syspeace scans all the global syspeaces thoroughly. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks.

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

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that safeguards businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.