In the USA, Colorado Sees unprecedented Brute-Force Attacks

The sum total of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Colorado skyrocketed throughout the 14 days prior. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 260 percent through the previous 14 days, according to statistics from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. That’s the largest growth of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in the USA. At the same time, there was a slight contraction of 18 percent in the whole USA.

Syspeace documented 82 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Colorado during the previous 14-day period. That means the brute-force attacks skyrocketed by 260 percent. That means 97 total the number of automated hacking attempts in the Colorado throughout the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

There has been, for comparison purposes, a surge of the number of automated hacking attempts in Maryland and Georgia. With 610 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the previous 14 days, Maryland has recorded an increase of 100 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Georgia, the amount has gone up by 66 percent to 200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight drop, but Colorado sees the opposite. In the last weeks, there have been 18 percent less brute-force attacks than through the two weeks prior in the USA. So far, this year there have been 780 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 67 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 350,000.

The data originates from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed statistics on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter 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 passwords or passphrases, hoping to ultimately get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically inspected to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects companies from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.