6.9 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Massachusetts

There’s no denying of facts — the number of brute-force attacks in Massachusetts has went up slightly in the previous 14-day period. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a rise of 6.9 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the whole USA, there was a great increase of 27 percent.

In Massachusetts, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers grew in the course of the past two weeks as 620 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. That means the brute-force attacks went up slightly by 6.9 percent. That means 2,600 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Massachusetts throughout the two weeks prior were blocked by Syspeace.

Indiana and California have – for a comparison – been under increased attacks. With 590 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Indiana has witnessed an increase of 8.2 percent compared to the 14 days prior. In California, the sum total has grown by 5 percent to 2,700 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown an escalation all around the USA. That is to say, Massachusetts is not alone with the problem. During the last weeks there have been 27 percent more brute-force attacks than through the previous 14-day period in the USA. By now, this year there have been 2,800 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. In the course of the same period last year, the sum total of brute-force attacks has risen by 4.2 percent. Simply put, Syspeace blocked 1,400,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The statistics 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 automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for businesses, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts 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 ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the correct one.

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