28 Percent Increase in Brute-Force Attacks in Connecticut

There’s no denying of facts — the number of brute-force attacks in Connecticut has built up in the course of the last fortnight. The brute-force attacks have climbed up by 28 percent during the last fortnight, according to evidence from Windows servers secured by Syspeace. Overall, in the USA, there was a slight growth of 3.1 percent.

Syspeace registered 39,000 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers in Connecticut throughout the previous 14 days. That means the automated hacking attempts increased greatly by 28 percent. That means 100,000 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Connecticut in the course of the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace. In the course of a single 14-day period in the state’s measured history, this is the 2nd highest number of automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

By means of a comparison, New Jersey and Colorado have been under increased attacks. With 82 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the previous 14 days, New Jersey has witnessed a rise of 34 percent in comparison with the 14 days prior. In Colorado, the sum total has increased by 24 percent to 1,400 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace.

The attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace have shown a slight growth all around the USA. That is to say, Connecticut is not alone with the problem. There have been 3.1 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers in the through the previous 14 days compared to the 14 days prior. Up until now, this year there have been 1,200 brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured server in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have shot up by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. Simply put, the sum total of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 510,000.

The data originates from Syspeace, a service provider that fights brute-force attacks. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, 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.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of in the end guessing them. The attacker systematically inspects all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that shields businesses from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.