Maryland Records an Extreme Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In Maryland, the sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers surged throughout the previous 14 days compared to the previous 14 days. Data from Syspeace shows brute-force attacks per server have shot up by 84 percent. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight increase of 8.2 percent.

Syspeace documented 2,100 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Maryland during the last fortnight. In other words, the automated hacking attempts surged by 84 percent. That means 16,000 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Maryland in the course of the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace. In a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 8th highest number of automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

In comparison, Minnesota and Indiana have been under increased attacks. With 90 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Minnesota has seen a rise of 98 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Indiana, the sum total has risen by 82 percent to 380 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight increase all around the USA. Simply put, Maryland is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shot up by 8.2 percent in the USA through the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 2,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have increased by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The evidence originates from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, 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 automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that protects businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.