Slight Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Massachusetts

Throughout the previous 14-day period, Massachusetts has recorded how the sum total of automated hacking attempts has increased slightly. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have increased by 16 percent. However, there was a big drop of 33 percent in the whole USA.

In Massachusetts, the sum total of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace grew in the course of the previous 14-day period as 720 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. In other words, the automated hacking attempts increased by 16 percent. Syspeace blocked 3,200 automated hacking attempts in Massachusetts. Throughout a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 13th highest number of brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

By means of a comparison, there has been a rise of the amount of brute-force attacks in Colorado and Mississippi. With 56 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the two weeks prior, Colorado has seen a climb of 16 percent compared to the past two weeks. In Mississippi, the number has risen by 13 percent to 510 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a big fall all around the USA. That is to say, Massachusetts is going against the flow. The brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have dropped by 33 percent in the USA in the course of the previous 14-day period. Up until now, this year there have been 1,900 brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. In the course of the same period last year, the amount of automated hacking attempts has climbed up by 4.3 percent. Simply put, the number of automated hacking attempts blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 930,000.

The statistics comes from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed data on automated hacking attempts 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 brute-force attack, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to finally get them right. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

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