Brute-Force Attacks Go up Significantly in Connecticut

Through the last fortnight, the amount of brute-force attacks in Connecticut built up compared to the previous 14-day period. The brute-force attacks have gone up by 25 percent in the course of the two weeks prior, according to information from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the whole USA, there was a great increase of 48 percent.

In Connecticut, the number of attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers increased greatly throughout the two weeks prior as 3,900 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That is to say, the automated hacking attempts built up by 25 percent. The number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in Connecticut was 18,000.

For the sake of comparison, brute-force attacks in Rhode Island and Iowa have gone up. With 130 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the two weeks prior, Rhode Island has seen an increase of 31 percent in comparison with the previous 14-day period. In Iowa, the number has grown by 19 percent to 970 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a noticeable growth all around the USA. In other words, Connecticut is not alone with the problem. There have been 48 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the through the 14 days prior compared to the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have dropped by 50 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the amount of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 680,000.

The statistics is released 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 companies, 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 ultimately 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 shields enterprises from IT theft, combined with outstanding customer support.