Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Connecticut

In the course of the 14 days prior, the number of brute-force attacks in Connecticut built up compared to the 14 days prior. According to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers, there was a growth of 63 percent in brute-force attacks per server. There was a big increase of 33 percent in the whole USA.

The amount of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased noticeably during the previous 14 days in Connecticut as 3,200 brute-force attacks per Windows servers were logged by Syspeace. Simply put, the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 63 percent. That means 19,000 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Connecticut throughout the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

By means of a comparison, there has been a growth of the amount of automated hacking attempts in West Virginia and Virginia. With 1,900 blocked automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace the past two weeks, West Virginia has witnessed an escalation of 64 percent compared to the last fortnight. In Virginia, the amount has gone up by 58 percent to 510 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown an escalation, so Connecticut is not alone with the problem. There have been 33 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the through the previous 14-day period compared to the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 1,000 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server in the USA. Compared to the same period last year, the sum total of automated hacking attempts has decreased by 59 percent. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 340,000.

The statistics is released from Syspeace, a company that helps fight automated hacking attempts. Syspeace saves enterprises time, effort, and money by blocking attacks that otherwise take many hours of repetitive, manual labor to find and prevent. Syspeace tracks all the global Windows servers secured by Syspeace meticulously. The company is a global trailblazer on the topic since 2012, having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks.

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