Massachusetts Witnesses a Whopping Growth of Brute-Force Attacks

During the last fortnight, the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Massachusetts surged compared to the 14 days prior. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a rise of 110 percent in brute-force attacks per server. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight growth of 5.3 percent.

Syspeace registered 580 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Massachusetts throughout the two weeks prior. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts increased extremely by 110 percent. That means 2,100 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Massachusetts through the 14 days prior were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for a comparison, a climb of the sum total of brute-force attacks in Ohio and Rhode Island. With 92 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14-day period, Ohio has seen a rise of 110 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Rhode Island, the number has risen by 77 percent to 160 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth, so Massachusetts is not alone with the problem. There have been 5.3 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the through the previous 14 days compared to the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 1,400 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. During the same period last year, the amount of brute-force attacks has gone up by 5.1 percent. In other words, the amount of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 710,000.

The evidence is collected by Syspeace, a company that helps fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace saves businesses time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace carefully. The company is a global innovator on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts.

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 trouble out and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace offers software that safeguards firms from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.