Michigan Aghast by Third Largest Growth in Brute-Force Attacks in the USA

In the course of the two weeks prior, Michigan has recorded how the amount of automated hacking attempts has skyrocketed. According to evidence from syspeaces, there was a surge of 140 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the USA, that’s the third biggest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. Overall, in the USA, there was a noticeable growth of 54 percent.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased significantly in the previous 14-day period in Michigan as 770 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were registered by Syspeace. That means the automated hacking attempts skyrocketed by 140 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Michigan was 3,500.

By means of a comparison, Rhode Island and Maryland have been under increased attacks. With 830 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the last fortnight, Rhode Island has recorded a surge of 170 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In Maryland, the sum total has shot up by 130 percent to 2,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Michigan is not alone. The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the USA. There have been 54 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the in the course of the last fortnight compared to the last fortnight. So far, this year there have been 2,300 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has climbed up by 51 percent. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,200,000.

The statistics is provided by Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed information on brute-force attacks 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace provides software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.