Maryland Witnesses a Whopping Growth of Brute-Force Attacks

The amount of brute-force attacks on Windows servers in Maryland increased significantly throughout the 14 days prior. The automated hacking attempts have gone up by 130 percent throughout the previous 14-day period, according to data from Syspeace-secured Windows Servers. In the whole USA, there was a noticeable growth of 48 percent.

Syspeace recorded 630 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Maryland through the 14 days prior. In other words, the brute-force attacks shot up by 130 percent. That means 1,600 total the sum total of brute-force attacks in the Maryland through the last fortnight were blocked by Syspeace.

Florida and South Carolina have – with similar changes – been under increased attacks. With 2,700 blocked automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the 14 days prior, Florida has seen an escalation of 140 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In South Carolina, the amount has gone up by 120 percent to 140 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured server.

All around the USA, brute-force attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a noticeable growth, so Maryland is not alone with the problem. The brute-force attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have gone up by 48 percent in the USA throughout the two weeks prior. Up until today, this year there have been 1,500 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have dropped by 50 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That means the number of automated hacking attempts in the USA that were blocked by Syspeace was 680,000.

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

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many different passwords and passphrases in the system, hoping to ultimately get them right. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases to find the correct one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.