ConnecticutWitnesses Second Greatest Rise in Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA

Brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Connecticut have increased significantly through the previous 14-day period. Information from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have risen by 360 percent. That’s the second greatest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in the USA. Overall, in the USA, there was a big increase of 67 percent.

Syspeace logged 34,000 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Connecticut through the last fortnight. That means the automated hacking attempts soared by 360 percent. That means 320,000 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Connecticut through the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace. It is the highest number of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history of hackers trying to gain access to servers.

For a comparison, Nevada and Virginia have been under increased attacks. With 830 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Nevada has seen a growth of 540 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Virginia, the amount has shot up by 94 percent to 13,000 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Connecticut is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation all around the USA. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have grown by 67 percent in the USA in the course of the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 3,700 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have risen by 2.7 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,900,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The evidence comes from 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 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.

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

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