MichiganSees Second Biggest Rise in Brute-Force Attacks in the USA

Automated hacking attempts on Windows servers in Michigan have went up in the course of the last fortnight. According to data from Windows servers secured by Syspeace, there was a growth of 54 percent in automated hacking attempts per server. In the USA, that’s the second biggest rise of automated hacking attempts on Windows servers. At the same time, there was a big decrease of 21 percent in the whole USA.

In Michigan, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly through the last fortnight as 440 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts went up by 54 percent. That means 2,500 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Michigan in the course of the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

Kentucky and Massachusetts have – by way of comparison – been under increased attacks. With 200 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, Kentucky has witnessed an increase of 290 percent compared to the previous 14 days. In Massachusetts, the number has gone up by 46 percent to 280 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

Michigan is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have decreased all around the USA. Throughout the last weeks, there have been 21 percent less brute-force attacks than in the course of the previous 14-day period in the USA. By now, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have grown by 8 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 620,000.

The data is released from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers 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 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 automated hacking attempt consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

To keep problems out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that shields firms from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.