Noticeable Increase of Automated Hacking Attempts in Massachusetts Documented

During the previous 14 days, Massachusetts has witnessed how the amount of brute-force attacks has grew. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have climbed up by 7.3 percent. In the whole USA, there was a slight increase of 3.1 percent.

Syspeace logged 570 brute-force attacks per Windows servers in Massachusetts in the past two weeks. That means the brute-force attacks grew by 7.3 percent. That means 2,400 total the sum total of automated hacking attempts in the Massachusetts throughout the past two weeks were blocked by Syspeace.

For comparison, brute-force attacks in California and Iowa have increased. With 790 blocked brute-force attacks per Syspeace-secured Windows Server the past two weeks, California has seen a growth of 9.5 percent in comparison with the last fortnight. In Iowa, the amount has increased by 2.5 percent to 820 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

Massachusetts is not alone. The attacks on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight escalation all around the USA. In the last weeks there have been 3.1 percent more automated hacking attempts than in the course of the last fortnight in the USA. Up until now, this year there have been 1,200 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The brute-force attacks have declined by 43 percent on a year-to-year comparison. That is to say, the number of brute-force attacks blocked by Syspeace in the USA was 510,000.

The information source is Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for companies, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks 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.

During the automated hacking attempt, an attacker submits many passwords or passphrases, hoping to eventually get them right. Each and every possible password and passphrase is systematically checked to find the right one.

To keep trouble out and block brute-force attacks, Syspeace offers software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with excellent customer support.