Maine Records 64 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In the course of the past two weeks, Maine has witnessed how the sum total of brute-force attacks has increased noticeably. According to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a climb of 64 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In contrast, there was no change in the amount of automated hacking attempts in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 580 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Maine during the previous 14-day period. Simply put, the brute-force attacks built up by 64 percent. The number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Maine was 580.

New Jersey and South Carolina have – for comparison – been under increased attacks. With 820 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server the past two weeks, New Jersey has witnessed a climb of 84 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In South Carolina, the number has increased by 23 percent to 200 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have been almost constant, but, as said, Maine has increasing troubles. Up until now, this year there have been 2,000 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have climbed up by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The data is collected by Syspeace-secured Windows Servers globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for enterprises 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 automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

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