Maine Records a Noticeable Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts

The number is clear — the amount of automated hacking attempts in Maine has increased slightly during the previous 14-day period. According to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was an increase of 12 percent in brute-force attacks per server. However, there was a slight decline of 11 percent in the whole USA.

In Maine, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased slightly during the two weeks prior as 260 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 12 percent. Syspeace blocked 260 automated hacking attempts in Maine.

For comparison purposes, Indiana and District of Columbia have been under increased attacks. With 590 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, Indiana has witnessed a surge of 18 percent in comparison with the previous 14 days. In District of Columbia, the number has risen by 9.9 percent to 390 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

Maine is under increasing attacks, but at the same time the attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have decreased all around the USA. The automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have declined by 11 percent in the USA during the past two weeks. By now, this year there have been 1,500 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has remained the same. That is to say, Syspeace blocked 750,000 automated hacking attempts in the USA.

The information originates from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is a global pioneer on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases 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 exceptional customer support.