Colorado Records 16 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks

In the course of the past two weeks, the sum total of automated hacking attempts in Colorado grew compared to the past two weeks. According to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a growth of 16 percent in brute-force attacks per server. In contrast, there was a big decline of 33 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace recorded 56 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Colorado during the last fortnight. That means the automated hacking attempts went up slightly by 16 percent. Syspeace blocked 70 automated hacking attempts in Colorado.

New York and Massachusetts have – with similar changes – been under increased attacks. With 400 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14-day period, New York has recorded a surge of 16 percent in comparison with the past two weeks. In Massachusetts, the number has climbed up by 16 percent to 720 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a big decrease, but Colorado sees the opposite. There have been 33 percent less automated hacking attempts in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the 14 days prior compared to the two weeks prior. By now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has grown by 4.3 percent. Simply put, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 930,000.

The statistics comes from Windows servers secured by Syspeace globally. Syspeace is an intrusion-prevention software that provides affordable and easy-to-use tools for businesses to fight brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts since 2012, Syspeace is the world leader on the topic.

During the brute-force attack, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to finally get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the correct one.

To avoid problems and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.