Maine Witnesses 6.7 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In Maine, the sum total of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers went up slightly in the course of the previous 14-day period in comparison with the past two weeks. Data from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have shot up by 6.7 percent. In contrast, there was a big decrease of 21 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 210 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Maine in the course of the past two weeks. That means the brute-force attacks grew by 6.7 percent. The amount of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in Maine was 210.

For the sake of comparison, brute-force attacks in California and Washington have risen. With 1,700 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, California has witnessed an escalation of 18 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Washington, the sum total has increased by 16 percent to 7,300 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big decline, but Maine sees the opposite. There have been 21 percent less automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the course of the 14 days prior compared to the previous 14 days. Up until today, this year there have been 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of automated hacking attempts has gone up by 8 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 620,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The data is provided by Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves firms time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to discover and prevent. Syspeace records all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace conscientiously. The company is a global pioneer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts.

An automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

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