Noticeable Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Connecticut

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Connecticut have grew slightly during the two weeks prior. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have grown by 12 percent. In contrast, there was a big decline of 24 percent in the whole USA.

In Connecticut, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace went up slightly throughout the past two weeks as 2,500 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased by 12 percent. That means 23,000 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Connecticut during the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

In comparison, Rhode Island and Indiana have been under increased attacks. With 280 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the 14 days prior, Rhode Island has seen an increase of 14 percent compared to the two weeks prior. In Indiana, the sum total has risen by 10 percent to 200 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Connecticut is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. There have been 24 percent less automated hacking attempts in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the course of the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 1,300 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 21 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 670,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The data is collected by Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for firms to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for enterprises, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

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 right one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.