ConnecticutWitnesses Second Biggest Rise in Automated Hacking Attempts in the USA

Throughout the past two weeks, Connecticut has witnessed how the sum total of brute-force attacks has soared. According to evidence from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a rise of 170 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In the USA, that’s the second greatest rise of brute-force attacks on Windows servers. In the whole USA, there was a noticeable growth of 27 percent.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased extremely through the two weeks prior in Connecticut as 24,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were recorded by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased extremely by 170 percent. Syspeace blocked 220,000 automated hacking attempts in Connecticut. In the state’s measured history, this is the 3rd highest number of attempted brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

For the purpose of comparison, automated hacking attempts in South Carolina and Virginia have risen. With 270 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, South Carolina has witnessed a surge of 230 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Virginia, the amount has grown by 83 percent to 580 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a great increase, so Connecticut is not alone with the problem. There have been 27 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. So far, this year there have been 2,800 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the number of brute-force attacks has grown by 4.2 percent. That means the amount of brute-force attacks in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 1,400,000.

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

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to in the end get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the right one.

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